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Kemadrin (Procyclidine)

Procyclidine marketed under the brand name Kemadrin is an anticholinergic drug mostly used for the therapy of drug-induced parkinsonism, akathisia and also intense dystonia; Parkinson disease; as well as idiopathic or additional dystonia. Kemadrin (Procyclidine) acts by blocking a certain native compound (acetylcholine). This helps decrease muscular tissue rigidity, sweating as well as saliva production, as well as helps enhance walking capability in individuals with Parkinson's condition. You should take this drug orally, usually 3 to 4 times daily after food and before going to bed or as guided by your physician. If you are making use of the liquid kind of this medication, gauge your dosage with a special measuring spoon or tool. Take this drug frequently in order to get the most gain from it. To assist you remember, take it at the same times every day. Before taking Kemadrin, tell your doctor or pharmacologist if you are allergic to it; or if you have other allergic reactions. This item could consist of inactive active ingredients, which could cause allergies or various other troubles. Speak with your pharmacist for some more details. This medication should not be made use of if you have specific clinical problems. Prior to utilizing Kemadrin (Procyclidine), consult your doctor or pharmacologist if you have: blockage of the bladder, individual or family history of glaucoma (angle-closure type), obstruction of the esophagus/stomach/intestines (e.g., bowel blockage), serious ulcerative colitis, certain muscular tissue disease (myasthenia gravis). Before utilizing this medicine, inform your doctor or pharmacologist your clinical background, particularly of: alcohol utilize, breathing issues.

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Getting Kemadrin with our pharmacy service is quick as well as very simple. However you ought to take your therapy carefully. Go to physician before purchasing Kemadrin (Procyclidine) if you experience one of conditions. Take this medication only as recommended by a professional.

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Uses

Generic Kemadrin is used to treat the stiffness, tremors, spasms, and poor muscle control of Parkinson's disease. It is also used to treat and prevent these same muscular conditions when they are caused by drugs such as chlorpromazine (Thorazine), fluphenazine (Prolixin), perphenazine (Trilafon), and others.

Generic Kemadrin tablets contain the active ingredient procyclidine hydrochloride, which is a type of medicine called an anticholinergic. Anticholinergic medicines (sometimes also called antimuscarinics) work by preventing the activity of a neurotransmitter called acetylcholine.

How to take

Take Generic Kemadrin exactly as directed by your doctor. If you do not understand these directions, ask your pharmacist, nurse, or doctor to explain them to you.

Take each dose with a full glass of water.

Take Generic Kemadrin after meals to lessen stomach upset.

Generic Kemadrin is usually taken three to four times a day. Follow your doctor's instructions.

Side effects

If you experience any of the following serious side effects, stop taking Generic Kemadrin and seek emergency medical attention:
an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; closing of your throat; swelling of your lips, tongue, or face; or hives);

  • unusual fever;
  • fast or irregular heartbeat;
  • anxiety, hallucinations, confusion, hyperactivity, or loss of consciousness;
  • agitation, disorientation, or unusual behavior;
  • seizures;
  • eye pain; or
  • a rash.

Other, less serious side effects may be more likely to occur. Continue to take Generic Kemadrin and talk to your doctor if you experience

  • a dry mouth,
  • large pupils or blurred vision,
  • drowsiness,
  • difficulty urinating or constipation,
  • upset stomach, or
  • decreased sweating.

Side effects other than those listed here may also occur.

Precautions

Use caution when driving, operating machinery, or performing other hazardous activities. Generic Kemadrin may cause dizziness or blurred vision. If you experience dizziness or blurred vision, avoid these activities.

Use alcohol cautiously. Alcohol may increase drowsiness and dizziness while you are taking Generic Kemadrin.

Avoid becoming overheated. Generic Kemadrin may cause decreased sweating. This could lead to heat stroke in hot weather or with vigorous exercise. Try to keep as cool as possible and watch for signs of heat stroke such as decreased sweating, nausea, and dizziness.

Drug interactions

Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all medicines you are taking especially any of the following:

  • a tricyclic antidepressant (used to treat depression, pain, or obsessive-compulsive disorders) such as amitriptyline (Elavil, Endep), doxepin (Sinequan), or clomipramine (Anafranil);
  • other commonly used tricyclic antidepressants, including amoxapine (Asendin), desipramine (Norpramin), imipramine (Tofranil), Generic Nortriptyline (Pamelor), and protriptyline (Vivactil);
  • a phenothiazine (used to treat mania, schizophrenia, other psychiatric conditions, and nausea and vomiting) chlorpromazine (Thorazine), fluphenazine (Prolixin), perphenazine (Trilafon), mesoridazine (Serentil), thioridazine (Mellaril), promazine (Sparine), trifluoperazine (Stelazine), and others;
  • an antihistamine such as diphenhydramine (Benadryl, others), chlorpheniramine (Chlor-Trimeton, others), triprolidine (Actifed, others), brompheniramine (Dimetapp, others), clemastine (Tavist), and others, (antihistamines are often found in prescription and over-the-counter cold, allergy, and sleep medicines);
  • quinidine (Quinora, Quinaglute, Quinidex, Cardioquin);
  • amantadine (Symmetrel)
  • digoxin (Lanoxin, Lanoxicaps); or
  • haloperidol (Haldol).

Drugs other than those listed here may also interact with Generic Kemadrin.

Missed dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and only take your next regularly scheduled dose. Do not take a double dose of this medication.

Storage

Store Generic Kemadrin at room temperature away from moisture and heat.