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Pacitane 2 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Pacitane Tablet

Pacitane 2 mg Tablet is used in Parkinson's disease and drug induced abnormal movements.

Pacitane Tablet side effects

Common
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Constipation
  • Blurred vision

How to use Pacitane 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. Pacitane 2 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Pacitane Tablet works

Pacitane 2 mg Tablet is an anticholinergic medication. It works by decreasing the activity of a chemical messenger (acetylcholine) in the brain. This improves muscle control and reduces stiffness in Parkinson's disease. It also improves movement disorder (restlessness, involuntary movements or muscle spasm) caused by certain other medicines.

Pacitane Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Pacitane 2 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Pacitane 2 mg 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Pacitane 2 mg 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.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Pacitane 2 mg Tablet can cause blurring of vision, dizziness, mild nausea, and mental confusion in some cases. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Pacitane 2 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Patients with kidney disease should be closely monitored by a doctor while taking this medicine.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Pacitane 2 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Pacitane 2 mg Tablet helps treat parkinson's disease and drug induced abnormal movements.
  • Dry mouth may occur as a side effect. Frequent mouth rinses, good oral hygiene, increased water intake and sugarless candy may help.
  • It may cause dry eyes. Avoid wearing contact lenses and inform your doctor if it bothers you.
  • It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Inform your doctor if you suffer from  glaucoma or if you have trouble passing urine.
  • Do not stop taking Pacitane 2 mg Tablet without talking  to your doctor first as that may cause worsening of symptoms.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Pacitane

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My father is suffering from Parkinson's disease from last 3 years.From June 2016 we have changed the doctor and she is suggested to take syndopa plus ,syndopa Cr and amantral.from last 14 days ,my father's behaviour suddenly changed,mood has changed.his behaviour becomes suspesious about us.he was denying to take the medicine and become violent.so we admitted him in hospital.our neurologist suggested that he may have schizophrenia has he is having psychotic history.may be because of that he is behaving like this.so now we have psychiatrist treatment also with it.i am really confused.is he suffering because of Parkinson's or he is really having psychological problem.please guide me
Dr. Vikas Sharma
Neurologist
some forms of parkinsons may be associate d with psychosisother ccauses of psychosis need to be excluded like thyroid disease, vitamin b12 deficinecy , brain infection
Sir, i am taking medicine sizodon 2mg and pacitane 2 mg and i have tablet which contains benzhexol hydrochloride and another tablet contains trihexyphenidyl hcl 2 mg (written on pacitane tablets on it) i am confused which is for sizdon and which is for pacitane or they both are same ? Please advise me thanks you
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Sizodon is resperidone- it's an antipsychotic Pacitane is trihexyphenidyl- it's an anticholinergic medicine which reduces side effect of resperidone.
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FAQs

Q. What is Pacitane used for?

Pacitane 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. Pacitane can also be used to treat movement disorders (extreme restlessness, involuntary movements or muscle spasms) which can be caused by certain drugs.

Q. How does Pacitane work?

Pacitane 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.

Q. Is Pacitane a narcotic substance?

No, Pacitane is not a narcotic substance. Pacitane is an antispasmodic(muscle relaxing) medicine and belongs to a group of medicines known as anticholinergics.

Q. Is Pacitane safe?

Pacitane is a safe medicine if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.

Q. What is Pacitane?

Pacitane is an antispasmodic (muscle relaxing) drug and belongs to a group of drugs known as 'anticholinergics'.

Q. Does Pacitane get you high?

Pacitane has been reported to get you a high. Please use this drug only for prescribed duration in doses as recommended by your doctor.

Q. Does Pacitane cause weight gain?

Pacitane has not been seen to cause weight gain. However, weight loss has been reported with Pacitane in children. Please consult your doctor in case you experience an unexpected change in your weight while you are taking Pacitane.
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