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Kemadrin Overdose

If you take too much Kemadrin (procyclidine hydrochloride), overdose symptoms may occur, such as confusion, blurred vision, and painful urination. However, the specific effects of an overdose on Kemadrin will vary, depending on how much was taken and whether it was taken with other substances. Treatment for a Kemadrin overdose may include administering certain medications, pumping your stomach, or providing supportive care.

Kemadrin Overdose: An Introduction

Kemadrin® (procyclidine hydrochloride) is a prescription medication that belongs to a group of medications known as anticholinergic medications. It is approved to treat Parkinson's disease and certain side effects of antipsychotic medications. As with any medication, it is possible to take too much Kemadrin. The specific effects of a Kemadrin overdose can vary, depending on a number of factors, including the Kemadrin dosage and whether it was taken with any other medications or substances.
 

Symptoms of a Kemadrin Overdose

As an anticholinergic medication, Kemadrin is prone to causing a certain group of side effects (known as anticholinergic side effects), which may be more severe if too much is taken. These side effects include:
 
  • Dizziness or coordination problems
  • Muscle weakness
  • Feelings of a rapidly or forcefully beating heart (known as heart palpitations)
  • Numb fingers
  • Drowsiness followed by hyperactivity
  • Confusion
  • Blurred vision
  • Dilated (wide open) pupils
  • A rapid heart rate (tachycardia)
  • High blood pressure (hypertension)
  • Nervousness
  • Hallucinations
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Painful or difficult urination
  • Dry mouth
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Headaches
  • Coma
  • Seizures
  • Fever or heat stroke
  • Glaucoma
  • Constipation.
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