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Cogentin is a prescription drug licensed for the treatment of Parkinson's disease and extrapyramidal symptoms caused by antipsychotic medications. This medication is available in the tablet or injectable form, and is generally taken one to four times a day. Potential side effects of Cogentin include constipation, nausea, and blurred vision.
What Is Cogentin?Cogentin® (benztropine mesylate) is a prescription medication approved for treating the following conditions:
- Parkinson's disease and other similar conditions (when used in combination with other medications)
- Extrapyramidal symptoms (movement or muscle tension disorders) caused by antipsychotic medications.