Important Information for Your Healthcare ProviderTalk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this medicine if you have:
- Psychosis (such as schizophrenia)
- Difficulty passing urine
- An enlarged prostate (also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH)
- Tardive dyskinesia (a specific type of extrapyramidal symptoms caused by antipsychotic medications)
- An alcohol problem
- A rapid heart rate (tachycardia)
- A job that requires you to do manual labor in the heat
- Any allergies, including allergies to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Kemadrin and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Kemadrin and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medications, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Precautions and Warnings With Procyclidine to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
Dosing Information for ProcyclidineThe dosage that your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
- The medical condition being treated
- How you respond to procyclidine (especially if you develop side effects)
- Other medications you are taking
- Other medical conditions you may have.
As is always the case, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
(Click Procyclidine Dosage for more information.)