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Doctor insights on: Medicine For Procyclidine Overdose

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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

Procyclidine Overdose (Definition)

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. ...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:@term+@DOCNO+7678 ...Read more

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What is the treatment for procyclidine overdose?

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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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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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

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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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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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What will happen if you overdose on a mix of drugs?

It could be very: Serious!! If you are having thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for emergency services for transport. You can call the National suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255) for support. ...Read more

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I was just wondering why does a drug overdose happen?

I was just wondering why does a drug overdose happen?

Long answer: There are a lot of reasons why overdose happens. There is an established set of dosages for medications based on the disease they are being used to treat for. When that dosage is exceeded, that is an overdose. Some overdoses do not harm a patient, but a harmful overdose can happen when the amount prescribed is exceeded. Different drugs have different effects when overdosed. ...Read more

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Please explain what happens for a drug overdose and slit wrists?

Hopefully the: Person involved will receive emergency care. They will be monitored ; stablized. When possible, blood levels of the drugs overdosed on will be measured. If the person can't breath - a breathing tube may be used. They may have intravenous fluids. Sometimes the stomach is pumped and charcoal may be given. Depending on depth of wrist laceration depth- they may need to be sutured or even surgery. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for drug overdose?

Depends...: It depends on what agent has been overdosed. Some patients will require observation but others will require ICU level care, perhaps even life support! Some overdosages are more dangerous than others do all overdoses need to be evaluated by a doctor to determine the care that is necessary. ...Read more

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Can a homeopathic medicine overdose kill you?

No: Homeopathic medicines are prepared in very dilute quantities, such that above the potencies of 12c or 24x, it's unlikely to find a molecule of the original substance from which the remedy was made. This is what some point to as the "nonsense" of homeopathy -- but dr. Hahnemann wrote of using a spiritual substance to deal with a spiritual, energetic aspect of the person (his or her healing system). ...Read more

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What drugs can cause blindness from overdosing?

What drugs can cause blindness from overdosing?

Some are illicit: Methanol can cause blindness, and anti-tb drugs like Ethambutol & rifampin. Steroids can cause glaucoma, antimalarials like Hydroxychloroquine can damage the macula. Talc retinopathy can occur with intravenous drug use. Direct retinal toxicity can occur from injected gentamicin. The precautionary principle demands withdrawal of potentially toxic drugs once diminished visual function is documented. ...Read more

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Docs, usually how long is rehab for a drug overdose?

Drug rehab time: The question is too broad for a simple answer. How long has the abuser been abusing, why does he/she want to stop, what substances were used, and now often were they used. These are some of the? S that can predict in or out patient time, but the real, answer is: for the rest of your life! ...Read more

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What will happen if you overdose on allergy medicine?

What will happen if you overdose on allergy medicine?

It depends on the: Specific type of medicine and the amount of the overdose. Are you considering taking an overdose? Are you considering suicide as an option? You can call the national suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255). For active suicide thoughts with a strong urge please be seen at your nearest er. Follow on psychological/ psychiatric care is important. ...Read more

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Kemadrin (Definition)

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


Overdose (Definition)

When the maximum dose of medication ...Read more