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procyclidine

 [pro-si´klĭ-dēn]
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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

procyclidine

An ANTICHOLINERGIC drug used to treat PARKINSON'S DISEASE. Brand names are Arpicolin and Kemadrin.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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She was shifted to medical ICU and was started on Procyclidine along with Diazepam, Sinamet, Pramipixole with gradual increment of the doses.
The suspect was taken by the police to his house and found 110 pills of tramadol and five plastic bags containing 492 pills of procyclidine. The police also found some broken pills.
Toxicology tests revealed he had two to three times the expected levels of procyclidine in his system.
Current anticholinergic therapies include benztropine, orphenadrine and procyclidine. These drugs are thought to mediate imbalance between dopamine and acetylcholine in the striatum that may be an underlying factor in the development of tremor and rigidity for patients with PD.
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Dr Juma Sultan Al Shamsi, director of the awareness section of Dubai Police Anti-Narcotics Department, said a bylaw proposed by the police would include Tramadol, Benzhexol and Procyclidine on a list of drugs controlled by prescription.
According to the charge sheet, prosecutors said the suspect consumed morphine, prazolam, procyclidine, carisoprodol, meprobamat and tramadol.
to smuggle morphine, oxazepam, clonazepam, procyclidine and tramadol into the detention centre for him.
is also accused of consuming tramadol and procyclidine.
Dubai: A man was jailed for life on Sunday for possessing tramadol capsules and Procyclidine tablets for promotional purposes after he was arrested behind a police station.
He was also accused of possessing half a capsule of procyclidine for his personal consumption and consuming Tramadol.