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To help ensure safe treatment and minimize risks, talk to your healthcare provider about the precautions and warnings with trihexyphenidyl before starting the drug. Since trihexyphenidyl can worsen certain medical conditions, you should tell your healthcare provider about all existing conditions you have (including glaucoma, tachycardia, or high blood pressure). Also let him or her know if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or taking other medications.

Trihexyphenidyl: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking trihexyphenidyl hydrochloride (Artane®) if you have:
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
  • Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
  • Breastfeeding.
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Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any medications you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
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