What is Procyclidine?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Kemadrin Arpicolin

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Procyclidine is a drug used to reduce tremor and in Parkinson's disease. It may also be used for dystonia.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Treat side effects of another treatment 4 2
Tremor in hands 3 0
Dystonia 1 0
Restlessness (akathisia) 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Procyclidine

Side effect Patients

Why patients stopped taking Procyclidine

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 2
Change in health plan coverage 1
Other 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 5 patients who've stopped taking Procyclidine

Duration

Stopped taking Procyclidine

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 1
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1 patient evaluation for Procyclidine

Feb 10, 2015 (Started Aug 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat side effects of another treatment)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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