Kemadrin 5mg Tab

174.00


Pack Size: 100 Tablets


Composition: Procyclidine


Pharmaceutical form: Tablet


Brand Name: GlaxoSmithKline


Availability: In stock


Description

Kemadrin 5mg Tab

Kemadrin is used to: treat and relieve the signs of Parkinson’s disease such as: stiff muscles, paralysis and tremor. problems talking, writing and walking.

Uses

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 belongs to a class of medication called anticholinergics that work by blocking a certain natural substance (acetylcholine). This helps decrease muscle stiffness, sweating, and the production of saliva, and helps improve walking ability in people with Parkinson’s disease.

Side Effects

Anticholinergics can stop severe muscle spasms of the back, neck, and eyes that are sometimes caused by psychiatric drugs. It can also decrease other side effects such as muscle stiffness/rigidity (extrapyramidal signs-EPS). It is not helpful in treating movement problems caused by tardive dyskinesia and may worsen them.

 

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