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Essential medicine status
ATC codes: N04AA02
Indication
Parkinson disease ICD11 code: 8A00.0Z
INN
Biperiden
Medicine type
Chemical agent
List type
Core
Formulations
Parenteral > General injections > IV: 5 mg per mL in 1 mL ampoule (lactate)
Oral > Solid: 2 mg tablet (hydrochloride)
EML status history
First added in 1982 (TRS 685)
Changed in 2005 (TRS 933)
Changed in 2013 (TRS 985)
Changed in 2021 (TRS 1035)
Sex
All
Age
Adolescents and adults
Therapeutic alternatives
Patent information
Patents have expired in most jurisdictions
Wikipedia
DrugBank
Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
Following the review of square box listings on the EML and EMLc, the Expert Committee recommended trihexyphenidyl be specified as a therapeutic alternative under the square box listing for biperiden on the EML.