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    Procyclidine

    Information about Procyclidine

    Procyclidine uses

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

    How procyclidine works

    Procyclidine is a muscle relaxing medication. It works by decreasing the activity of excess acetylcholine in the brain. This improves muscle control and reduces stiffness. It helps patients with Parkinson's disease by improving muscle control and reducing stiffness so that they can move more naturally. It is also used to treat movement disorder (restlessness, involuntary movements or muscle spasm ) which can be caused by certain drugs.

    Common side effects of procyclidine

    Dry mouth, Nausea, Vomiting, Constipation, Blurred vision

    Available Medicine for Procyclidine

    • ₹28 to ₹97
      A N Pharmacia
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹46 to ₹65
      Mova Pharmaceutical Pvt Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹34
      Orchid Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹27
      Gentech Healthcare Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹19 to ₹24
      Zenith Healthcare Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹23 to ₹37
      Kivi Labs Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹33
      VGR Bio Lab
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹22
      Shine Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹20
      Tripada Healthcare Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹17 to ₹27
      D D Pharmaceuticals
      2 variant(s)

    Expert advice for Procyclidine

    • It may be taken before or after meals.
    • If Procyclidine 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.
    • Procyclidine 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.

    Frequently asked questions for Procyclidine

    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 07 October, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)