PROCYCLIDINE AND BENZTROPINE METHANESULFONATE COMPARED IN DRUG INDUCED EXTRAPYRAMIDAL REACTIONS.
Procyclidine tablets are also available without a brand name, ie as the generic medicine.
In general younger patients or those with postencephalitic parkinsonism may require higher doses for a therapeutic response than older patients and those with arteriosclerotic parkinsonism. Monoamine oxidase inhibitors or drugs with anticholinergic properties, such as amantadine, memantine , antihistamines, phenothiazines, tricyclic and related antidepressants, clozapine, disopyramide and nefopam may increase the anticholinergic action of procyclidine.
For the treatment of all forms of Parkinson s Disease, as well as control of extrapyramidal reactions induced by antipsychotic agents. Take this medication by mouth, usually 3 to 4 times a day after meals and at bedtime or as directed by your doctor. Procyclidine is used to treat symptoms of Parkinson s disease or involuntary movements due to the side effects of certain psychiatric drugs antipsychotics such as chlorpromazine haloperidol.
Procyclidine is contra-indicated in individuals with known hypersensitivity to any component of the preparation, untreated urinary retention, closed angle glaucoma and gastro-intestinal obstruction. In such individuals subsequent adjustment of neuroleptic therapy or reduction in anticholinergic treatment should be considered. The concomitant use of procyclidine with some neuroleptics for the treatment of extrapyramidal symptoms has been associated with a reduction in neuroleptic plasma concentrations.
Includes restrictions on co-administration, contraindicated populations, and more.
Ask your doctor before use if you are taking the following medications:
Each vial should be used only once and then discarded.
Patients in whom thrombosis was triggered by nonsurgical risk factors or who have persistent risk factors are at higher risk for recurrence than are those with postoperative thrombosis.
Anyone considering the use of antiepileptic drugs must balance this risk of suicide with the clinical need for the antiepileptic drug.
The program suggests that where possible patients should agree to at least one and preferably two complementary methods of effective contraception including a barrier method before therapy is initiated.
The full information sheet about Procyclidine medication should also be given to the service user, carers and staff. This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Centrally acting synthetic anticholinergic agent with actions similar to those of atropine.
influenza of its wide spectrum of actions it is particularly likely to interact with other drugs sharing a similar broad spectrum, the most obvious being low potency antipsychotics.