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Dr. Linda Callaghan
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Kemadrin (Overview)

Kemadrin is an anticholinergic agent which is a kind of anti-Parkinson's drug (brain and nerve drug).


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What is kemadrin (procyclidine) used for ?

What is kemadrin (procyclidine) used for ?

Parkinson's disease: Kemadrin (procyclidine) is an anticholinergic medication used to treat some symptoms of parkinson's disease. It is not available in the us. ...Read more

Dr. Linda Callaghan
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Kemadrin (Overview)

Kemadrin is an anticholinergic agent which is a kind of anti-Parkinson's drug (brain and nerve drug).


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Just been prescribed quetiapine, procyclidine & citalopram but scared to take them. Are the safe to take together? Scared of the side effects.

Just been prescribed quetiapine, procyclidine & citalopram but scared to take them. Are the safe to take together? Scared of the side effects.

Seroquel (quetiapine): Combination is used fairly commoly. All medicines have side effects. Keep your doctor abreast of your progress. ...Read more

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Why is kemadrin (procyclidine) used ?

Why is kemadrin (procyclidine) used ?

Procyclidine: This is an old-fashioned anticholinergic used in the treatment of parkinson's and drug-induced parkinson's and in some other movement disorders. ...Read more

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What is kemadrin (procyclidine) used for ?

Parkinson's disease: Kemadrin (procyclidine) is an anticholinergic medication used to treat some symptoms of parkinson's disease. It is not available in the us. ...Read more

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Where can I get kemadrin (procyclidine) 5 mg tablets?

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Kemadrin (procyclidine): From your doctor, by prescription only.

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How long does kemadrin procyclidine hydrochloride stays in system if 3 pills were taken?

How long does kemadrin procyclidine hydrochloride stays in system if 3 pills were taken?

It's not how many...: pills so much as how long is the half-life. This med's half-life is 12 hours. It takes 5.5 1/2-lives for anything to clear, presuming the liver & kidneys are fully functional. So, you're talking 2.75 days, not counting any active recognizable metabolites. Caveat: Long-term use may have caused a saturation of the drug in parts of the body - like a bank savings account- usually fat, slowing process ...Read more

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What can you tell me about procyclidine?

What can you tell me about procyclidine?

Psychotropics: Several medications have been tried, depending on the side-effect, such as Cogentin or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for extra pyramidal symptoms due to Psychotropics such as Seroquel or Haldol. One other remedy for such side-effects is Kemadrin (Procyclidine) which helps treat involuntary movements due to its Anticholinergic effects. ...Read more

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Is procyclidine very addictive?

Is procyclidine very addictive?

Not in USA: I had to look this one up. It is no longer available in usa. It was used to treat parkinson's and other movement disorders. Maybe a doc who practices outside usa could answer your question. ...Read more

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Is procyclidine addictive and after how much?

Not in USA: I had to look this one up. It is no longer available in usa. It was used to treat parkinson's and other movement disorders. Maybe a doc who practices outside usa could answer your question. ...Read more

Dr. Bernard Seif
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Procyclidine (Definition)

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