procyclidine hydrochloride


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procyclidine hydrochloride

[prōsī′klədēn]
an anticholinergic.
indications It is prescribed in the treatment of parkinsonism and drug-induced extrapyramidal dysfunction and controls sialorrhea resulting from neuroleptic medication.
contraindications Narrow-angle glaucoma, asthma, obstruction of the genitourinary or GI tract, severe ulcerative colitis, or known hypersensitivity to this drug prohibits its use.
adverse effects Among the more serious adverse effects are confusion, disorientation, blurred vision, central nervous system effects, tachycardia, dry mouth, decreased sweating, and hypersensitivity reactions.