Neurological drug batches recalled

Three batches of a neurological drug are being recalled, the TGA has revealed.

Link Healthcare has written to pharmacists to advise that, in consultation with the TGA, it is recalling three batches of Akineton (biperiden hydrochloride) 2 mg tablets due to a potential for the medicine to prematurely degrade during its shelf life.

Akineton is used to treat a range of neurological disorders including parkinsonism, trigeminal neuralgia and night-time