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PROCYDIN 5 MG TABLET

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Composition for PROCYDIN

Procyclidine(5 mg)

food interaction for PROCYDIN

alcohol interaction for PROCYDIN

pregnancy interaction for PROCYDIN

lactation interaction for PROCYDIN

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Procydin 5 mg tablet at a fixed time.
Procydin 5 mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
UNSAFE
Procydin 5 mg tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for PROCYDIN

Procyclidine(5 mg)

Uses

Procydin 5 mg tablet is used in the treatment of parkinson's disease (a disorder of the nervous system that causes difficulties with movement and balance) and drug induced abnormal movements.

How it works

Procydin 5 mg tablet belongs to a class of drugs called as antispasmodics. It acts by preventing sudden tightening of the muscles, thereby improving muscle co-ordination, and also relieves excessive salivation associated with Parkinsonism.

Common side effects

Pus filled swelling of tooth, Agitation, Allergic skin rash, Blurred vision, Confusion, Constipation, Disorientation (alteration of mental status), Dizziness, Dry mouth, Eye tenderness, Eye pain, Hallucination, Heartburn, Stomach pain, Lightheadedness, Muscle weakness, Skin swelling, Itching, Vomiting, Stomach upset, Weakness, Fever

SUBSTITUTES for PROCYDIN

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  • CYCLID 5 MG TABLET
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    Rs. 9.61/tablet
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    Rs. 96.06
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  • NOPARK 5 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Kivi Labs Ltd
    Rs. 3.70/tablet
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  • DINE 5 MG TABLET
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    Rs. 3.48/tablet
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Top Physicians

  • Dr. M. K. Singh
    MBBS, MD
    4.8
  • Dr. Prabhat Kumar Jha
    MBBS, MD
    4.7
  • Dr. R. R. Dutta
    MBBS, MD
    4.4
  • Dr. P. R. Aryan
    MBBS, Diploma
    4.3
  • Dr. Kartavya Shah
    MBBS, DNB
    4.2

Expert advice for PROCYDIN

  • Inform your doctor if you are predisposed to obstructive disease of the gut or have urinary symptoms associated with enlargement of prostate gland, rapid heartbeats, low blood pressure, increased pressure within the eyes (glaucoma), liver or kidney disease. 
  • Tell your doctor if you are consuming medications for depression, sleeplessness, allergy, urination problems, as they may interact with procyclidine.
  • Take precautions while taking procyclidine, if you are suffering from psychosis as you may experience aggravation of symptoms. 
  • Do not drive or operate machinery after taking procyclidine as it may cause dizziness and movement disorder.
  • Avoid if Patient is allergic to procyclidine or any of its ingredients. 
  • Avoid if Patient have difficulty in passing urine or stools. 
  • Avoid if Patient is suffering from a problem caused by too much pressure in the eye (closed angle glaucoma).

Frequently asked questions for PROCYDIN

Procyclidine

Q.Is procyclidine addictive?
Drug dependence dose addiction is possible with procyclidine. Please follow your doctor's advice regarding its use

Q.Is procyclidine a stimulant?
Procylidine can act as a stimulant in case of overdose of the drug.

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Content on this page was last updated on 01 July, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)