Pacidyl 2mg Tablet

Synokem Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Pacidyl 2mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Parkinson's disease, Drug induced abnormal movements
10 tablets in 1 strip

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Medicine Overview of Pacidyl Tablet


Uses of Pacidyl Tablet

Pacidyl 2mg Tablet is used in Parkinson's disease and Drug induced abnormal movements.

Side effects of Pacidyl Tablet


Dry mouth, Nausea, Vomiting, Constipation, Blurred vision.


How to use Pacidyl Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take Pacidyl 2mg Tablet with food.

How Pacidyl Tablet works

Pacidyl 2mg tablet is an antispasmodics (muscle relaxing) medicine. It works by decreasing the activity of excess acetylcholine in the brain. This improves muscle control and reduces stiffness.

In Depth Information on Pacidyl Tablet

Expert advice for Pacidyl Tablet

  • It may be taken before or after meals.
  • If Pacidyl causes your mouth to dry excessively, it may be better to take it before meals, unless it causes nausea. If taken after meals, thirst can be improved by sucking hard sugarless candy, chewing gum, or drinking water.
  • Inform your doctor if you are taking any medicines to treat glaucoma.
  • Pacidyl can cause blurred vision or dizziness. Do not drive and or operate machinery if you get blurred vision or dizziness.
  • Inform your doctor if you have trouble in passing urine.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
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Special precautions for Pacidyl 2mg Tablet
Pacidyl 2mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pacidyl 2mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Pacidyl 2mg Tablet should be used with caution during lactation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.

Milk secretion may decrease.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Pacidyl 2mg Tablet can cause blurring of vision, dizziness, mild nausea, and mental confusion in some cases. This may affect your ability to drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Pacidyl 2mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.

Kidney disease patients taking Pacidyl 2mg Tablet should be closely observed by a doctor.
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Pacidyl 2mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Trihexyphenidyl

Pacidyl is used in the management of Parkinson's disease as an add-on medicine along with other medicines. It helps by improving muscle control and reducing the stiffness of the muscle so that they can move naturally. Pacidyl can also be used to treat movement disorders (extreme restlessness, involuntary movements or muscle spasms) which can be caused by certain drugs.
Pacidyl works by blocking the action of a chemical messenger known as acetylcholine on the nerves of the smooth muscles; thereby, reducing the muscle spasm (involuntary contraction of a muscle or group of muscles), tremor (uncontrolled shaking) and excessive salivation associated with Parkinson's disease.
No, Pacidyl is not a narcotic substance. Pacidyl is an antispasmodic(muscle relaxing) medicine and belongs to a group of medicines known as anticholinergics.
No, Pacidyl is not a MAO inhibitor. Pacidyl is an antispasmodic (muscle relaxing) drug and belongs to a group of medicines known as anticholinergics.
Pacidyl is a safe medicine if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.
No, Pacidyl is not classified as a controlled substance. However, the possibility of abuse should be borne in mind due to its stimulant and euphoriant properties.
Pacidyl is an antispasmodic (muscle relaxing) drug and belongs to a group of drugs known as 'anticholinergics'.
Pacidyl has been reported to get you a high. Please use this drug only for prescribed duration in doses as recommended by your doctor.
Pacidyl has not been seen to cause weight gain. However, weight loss has been reported with Pacidyl in children. Please consult your doctor in case you experience an unexpected change in your weight while you are taking Pacidyl.

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