ethopropazine

ethopropazine

 [eth″o-pro´pah-zēn]
an antidyskinetic used as the hydrochloride salt in the treatment of parkinsonism and for the control of drug-induced extrapyramidal reactions (except tardive dyskinesia); administered orally.
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Louis, MO, USA), 3.2 mg ethopropazine, 0.92 g acetylthiocholine iodide, and 0.6 g glycine in 800 ml of sodium acetate buffer (0.05 M, pH 5.0).
Anticholinergics (trihexyphenidyl, benztropine, ethopropazine) work to reduce the symptoms of tremor and muscle rigidity by decreasing the activity of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine.
Agents in this class include benztropine, ethopropazine, and trihexyphenidyl.
Cogentin (benztropine) .5mg, 1 mg, 2 mg tabs .5 mg bid, max 4 mg bid Parsidol (ethopropazine) 10 mg tid, max 30 mg tid Artane (trihexyphenidyl) tabs 2mg & 5 mg, elixir 2 mg/5ml, timed release 5 mg 2mg tid-qid, max 5mg tid-qid Kemadrin (Procyclidine HCI) Tablets: 5 mg 2.5 mg tid after meals increase gradually to 5 mg tid.
These include drugs that impede nerve impulses (called anticholinergic drugs) such as trihexyphenidyl, benztropine or ethopropazine, which work by blocking the action of acetylcholine, a neurotransmitter that activates muscle contractions.