Parkinsons Disease Home > Procyclidine HCL Drug Information

A prescription drug, procyclidine hydrochloride (HCl) is sold under the name Kemadrin® and is approved to treat the following conditions:
 
  • Excessive drooling caused by Parkinson's disease or antipsychotic medications
  • Extrapyramidal disorders (movement or muscle tension disorders) caused by antipsychotic medications
  • Parkinson's disease and other similar conditions.
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It works to treat these conditions by re-establishing a normal balance between certain chemicals of the nervous system known as dopamine and acetylcholine.
 
To help ensure a safe and effective treatment, make sure to review the drug's safety information so that you are aware of possible side effects, such as constipation and blurred vision, and know the warning signs of an allergic reaction or other serious problem that requires prompt medical attention.
 
(Click Procyclidine for more information about this drug, including details about how it is used, risks, warnings, and other potential side effects.)
 
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