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Procyclidine

Information

Uses

Procyclidine is used in parkinson's disease and drug induced abnormal movements.

How it works

Procyclidine works by decreasing the activity of excess accetycholine in brain. This improves muscle control and reduces stiffness

Common side effects

Dry mouth, Nausea, Vomiting, Constipation, Blurred vision

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Expert advice

  • 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

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.

Content on this page was last updated on 04 April, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)