Benztropine Oral Tablet 0.5Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Benztropine: Oral tablet (0.5mg)

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Benztropine 0.5mg Tab
Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc
Pill Identification: 832 BM05 
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Benztropine 0.5mg Tab
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA
Pill Identification: b 1114 
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Benztropine 0.5mg Tab
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA
Pill Identification: b 1114 
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Benztropine 0.5mg Tab
Qualitest Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: V  |  23 25

What is this Medicine?

BENZTROPINE (BENZ troe peen) is for certain movement problems due to Parkinson's disease, certain medicines, or other causes.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Benztropine: Oral tablet(0.5mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Benztropine Mesylate 0.5mg Tablet

NDC: 008321080
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Drug-induced Extrapyramidal Symptoms, Parkinson's Disease, Parkinsonism, Tremor

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Sialorrhea

Storage Information
Store at room temperature (between 59 to 86 degrees F)
Benztropine Mesylate 0.5mg Tablet
Drug Image file DrugItem_9624.JPG
Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc
Pill Identification: 832 BM05 
Shape: round
Color: white

Reported Side Effects for Benztropine Mesylate 0.5mg Tablet

Dry Mouth Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Constipation Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Benztropine Mesylate 0.5mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Benztropine Mesylate 0.5mg Tablet(Benztropine Mesylate)
Alcohol and Benztropine Mesylate(Benztropine Mesylate)
You may wish to limit our intake of Alcoholic beverages while taking Benztropine. You may feel dizzy, drowsy or more tired when taking these drugs together. Do not drive or operate machinery if you have been drinking Alcoholic beverages.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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