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What is the definition or description of: Kemadrin (procyclidine) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Kemadrin (procyclidine) allergy?

Kemadrin allergy: Allergies occur when the immune system produces antibodies in reaction to allergens. Skin rash is the most common allergic reaction to kemadrin. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...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 addictive and after how much?

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

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What would a person who has taken a procyclidine overdose feel?

What would a person who has taken a procyclidine overdose feel?

Spelling?: Is your spelling correct? Is this a street drug? Any other docs know what this is? ...Read more

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Can sunbeds affect my medication of amilsulpride and procyclidine?

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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Procyclidine tablets treat Parkinson's disease?

Procyclidine tablets treat Parkinson's disease?

Would not recommend!: Procyclidine is an anti-cholinergic medication which can be used to treat pd, similar to Artane & cogentin. They have fallen out of favor due to multiple side effects & modest anti-pd symptom benefits. A much better choice would be azilect, then Requip xl or neupro, (rotigotine) then eventually sinemet. Stay physically, mentally & spiritually (if important to you) active to keep your self in best shape :) rmh. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for procyclidine overdose?

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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Can I take procyclidine if I have akathisia from antipsychotics? Is there any bad side things side effects about it?

Can I take procyclidine if I have akathisia from antipsychotics? Is there any bad side things side effects about it?

Other options tried?: Procyclidine is used for the treatment of drug induced Parkinsonism and to reduce side effects of akathisia secondary to antipsychotic use. Side effects include dry mouth, blurred vision, urinary retention, constipation, palpitations, and CNS effects. You list Klonopin, (clonazepam) which can be used to help subjective distress. There are other options available that may have less of a side effect burden. ...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 it safe to take a 30mg dose of procyclidine?

A discontinued med: Procyclidine is an old antiparkinson medication (anticholinergic as well) but it is not that effective and incidence of side effects is quite high and so this med has been dicontinued in the us. The max dosage is 60mg/day. If you have parkinson disease or some one you know using this med, consider consulting doc for eval as there are better alternatives available. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Procyclidine overdose?

What is the definition or description of: Procyclidine overdose?

Procyclidine O/D: An overdose occurs when an excessive / dangerous dose of a drug / substance is used. Severe toxicity sxs- delirium, psychosis, hallucinations, seizures, hyperthermia & coma. Mild: somnolence, mydriasis, flushing, fever, dry mouth, tachycardia, nausea /vomiting, & ^ BP. REF: https://toxnet. Nlm. Nih. Gov/cgi-bin/sis/search/a? dbs+hsdb:@[email protected]+7678 ...Read more

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Are prochlorperazine and procyclidine the same thing?

Are prochlorperazine and procyclidine the same thing?

Procyclidine/Prochlo: Prochlorperazine (Compazine) is for treating nausea/vomiting. Procyclidine (Kemadrin) is for treating side-effects of Antipsychotics. ...Read more

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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?

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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How long procyclidine hydrochloride stays on the system!

About 60 hrs: For most medications, they stay in your system for about five half-lives. The half-life of this medication is about 12 hours, so figure about 60 hours for more than 95% of it to be out of your system. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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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 to do if my amisulpride has been reduced to 200mg. Do I still need to take procyclidine 5mg with it?

YES/NO: Some may need it some may not, depending on the severity of the EPS side effects you had on the higher dosage of Sulpride.
please discuss this with your prescriber who may be the best to help you with this
good luck and feel better ...Read more

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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.

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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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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What can I do for a medicine allergy?

What can I do for a medicine allergy?

Stop taking it: If it is an extreme necessity, and there are no alternatives, and you don't know whether this an allergic reaction or an adverse drug reaction (side effect), see an allergist/immunologist for evaluation and possible desensitization to the said drug for treatment of a particular disease episode, good luck ...Read more

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What is the best medicine for stubborn allergies?

What is the best medicine for stubborn allergies?

Various Options: Daily steroid or antihistamines nasal sprays (fluticasone, azelastine) are helpful. Determining exactly what you could be sensitized to in order to practice appropriate avoidance measures is also important. If medications and avoidance are not effective or not feasible allergen immunotherapy (allergy shots) could be an option as well. Other meds include Sudafed, Mucinex, (guaifenesin) Afrin, oral antihistamines ...Read more

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Do I have to be 18 to buy medicine for allergies?

Do I have to be 18 to buy medicine for allergies?

Depends: It depends on the medication. Some medicines are over the counter and some are behind the counter requiring photo id and signature. ...Read more

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I had allergy today, was it due to any of my medicine?

I had allergy today, was it due to any of my medicine?

Could be!: Without understanding the circumstances and the type of reaction, it is impossible to answer the question. If you started the new medicine, and experienced a reaction, it could be due to allergy to the medication. ...Read more

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I'm curious as to what is the best medicine to cure allergy?

I'm curious as to what is the best medicine to cure allergy?

No cure yet, but...: Allergy shots (allergen immunotherapy) is currently the only treatment that is disease modifiying, meaning it can change how the body responds to exposure to allergens. It is "natural" and long lasting effects carry on after shots are stopped. It works for most, but not all people. Closest thing to a cure so far..... For more read my blog at: http://www. Familyallergyasthmacare. Com/2013/03/its-no. ...Read more

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What is the best OTC allergy medicine?

What is the best OTC allergy medicine?

OTC Allergy: Not fair. Truly, it is trial-and-error. What works best for you might not work best for someone else. Loratadine is the weakest binding non-sedating antihistamine; Cetirizine is the strongest binding non-sedating antihistamine. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) works better than both but it makes people sleepy. ...Read more

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How are drug allergies treated usually?

How are drug allergies treated usually?

See below: It depends on the severity of the reaction. Certainly removal of the offending drug is the first step. Then medication to help with itching or hives, an antihistamine maybe needed. Also, steroids are some times used. And in severe cases, hospitalization maybe indicated. ...Read more

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What medicine to take for seasonal allergies?

Several choices: The most effective treatment for relief of seasonal allergies are prescription nasal steroid sprays (qnasl, nasonex, (mometasone) rhinocort, flonase). If symptoms are mild then over the counter zyrtec, claritin, or Allegra can help. It's best to start treating seasonal allergies before the "season" starts. This is a prevention approach. If the above meds haven't controlled symptoms, consider allergy shots. ...Read more

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Kemadrin (Definition)

Kemadrin is an anticholinergic agent which is a kind of anti-Parkinson's drug ...Read more


Dr. James Krick
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Procyclidine (Definition)

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