Kemadrin Medication Information
Kemadrin® (procyclidine hydrochloride) is a prescription drug 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.
Available in the form of a tablet, Kemadrin is taken by mouth, usually three times a day (after meals) or four times a day (after meals and at bedtime). Some of the possible side effects of this drug may include:
- Blurred vision (often caused by dry eyes)
- Difficulty passing urine
To minimize potential risks with Kemadrin, make sure your healthcare provider has a current list of any other drugs you are taking (including nonprescription products), as well as up-to-date information on your medical history. Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
(For more details on this medication, including information on overdose symptoms and generic availability, click Kemadrin.)