Kemadrin Procyclidine Hydrochloride and/or alternatives
Kemadrin 5mgManufacturer: GlaxoSmithKline UK Ltd Source Country : United Kingdom
Shipped from : United Kingdom
Kemadrin 2.5mgManufacturer: GSK Pharma Source Country : India
Shipped from : India
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Procyclidine Hydrochloride 5mgGeneric Alternative to Kemadrin 5mg
Manufacturer: A UK MHRA approved Generic Manufacturer Source Country : United Kingdom
Shipped from : United Kingdom
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Description of Kemadrin
Kemadrin is used to treat Parkinson’s disease. The generic name of the drug is Procyclidine. It contains procyclidine hydrochloride, which is an anticholinergic.
You must buy Kemadrin only with a prescription from your doctor. Take the dose with food or shortly after eating to avoid stomach upset. Take Kemadrin with a full glass of water.
Indications & Dosage of Kemadrin
Kemadrin treats poor muscle control, spasms, restlessness, tremors and stiffness caused by Parkinson’s disease. It works by preventing these muscular conditions and relaxes the muscles. This in turn reduces muscle spasms.
The dosage of Kemadrin depends on various factors such as the health and medical condition of the patient and the response to treatment. The recommended dose of the drug is 3-4 tablets per day. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully while taking the tablet. Don’t take the drug in excess or lesser amounts than prescribed by your doctor. Don’t start, stop or change the drug without consulting the doctor. You must take Kemadrin on time. If you miss a dose, try to take it as soon as you remember. If it is time for the next dose, skip the missed dose. Don’t take an overdose of Kemadrin. An overdose may result in fast heartbeat, fast breathing, and flushed skin. Seek immediate medical attention in case of an overdose.
You must store Kemadrin at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees Celsius. Keep it away from direct sunlight, heat and moisture. Don’t keep the drug in the bathroom and kitchen. Make sure that the tablet is kept away from the reach of children and pets.
Side Effects & Interactions of Kemadrin
Less serious side effects of Kemadrin are:
- Dilated pupils
- Dry mouth
- Nausea and vomiting
- Upset stomach
- Loss of appetite
- Blurred vision
Serious side effects of Kemadrin are:
- Tightness in the chest
- Swelling of the mouth, face, lips and tongue
- Difficulty during urination
- Chest pain
- Severe allergic reactions such as rashes and hives
- Difficulty while swallowing
- Fast and irregular heartbeat
- Mood swings
- Uncontrolled movements
If you experience the serious side effects for a long time, consult your doctor at the earliest.
The following drugs may interact with Kemadrin:
- Some anti-nausea medicines
- Medicines for abnormal heartbeat
- Drugs for urinary infections
- muscle relaxants
You must tell your doctor about all your previous and current medications that include over-the-counter medications and herbal preparations before you use Kemadrin.
Warnings & Precautions of Kemadrin
You must not buy Kemadrin if you have:
- An allergy to any of the ingredients in it
- Closed angle glaucoma
- obstruction in the bowel or any bowel related diseases
- Myasthenia gravis
- An enlarged prostate
- A history of heart disease
- Epilepsy or seizure disorder
- A history of liver or kidney disease
It is not known that if Kemadrin will harm the unborn baby. Talk to your doctor about the risks involved in taking the drug if you are pregnant. It is not proved that the drug will pass through breast milk. Talk to your doctor before using the tablet if you are breastfeeding. Don’t administer Kemadrin in children.