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Management

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Acute reactions to neuroleptics may be relieved with:

  • biperiden lactate 2-5 mg slowly over 3 minutes i.m. (may cause hypotension) or
  • procyclidine hydrochloride 5-10 mg i.m., repeated if necessary after 20 minutes (max dose 20mg/24h) or
  • procyclidine hydrochloride 2.5mg orally tds

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