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Kemadrin may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Kemadrin may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developin... View More
Kemadrin should be used with caution during breastfeeding. Breastfeeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is e... View More
Kemadrin may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kemadrin should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Kemadrin may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Kemadrin should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Kemadrin may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Kemadrin is a prescription medicine used in the treatment of Parkinson's disease and drug induced abnormal movements. It helps by improving muscle contr... View More
Uses of Kemadrin
- Parkinson's disease
Side effects of Kemadrin
- Dryness in mouth
- Blurred vision
- Dilatation of pupil
- Upper abdominal pain
- Urinary retention
How to use Kemadrin
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Kemadrin is to be taken wi... View More
How Kemadrin works
Kemadrin is a muscle relaxing medication. It works by decreasing the activity of excess acetylcholine in the brain. This improves muscle control and red... View More
- Kemadrin helps treat Parkinson's disease and drug-induced abnormal movements.
- Dry mouth may occur as a side effect. Frequent mouth rinses, good oral hygiene, increased water intake and sugarless candy may help.
- It may cause dry eyes. Avoid wearing contact lenses and inform your doctor if it bothers you.
- It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
- Inform your doctor if you suffer from glaucoma or if you have trouble passing urine.
- Do not stop taking Kemadrin without talking to your doctor first as that may cause worsening of symptoms.
- Monitoring of intraocular pressure is required while taking this medicine, as an increase in eye pressure may cause blurry vision.
- You may be asked for regular monitoring of hypotension, kidney, liver, and cardiac disorder while taking this medicine.
Parkinsonism, Drug-induced extrapyramidal syndrome
Oral Parkinsonism and drug-induced extrapyramidal syndrome Adult: As hydrochloride: Initially, 2.5 mg tid, increased gradually by 2.5-5 mg every 2-3 d... View More
Oral Dystonia in children Child: 7-12 yr: 1.25 mg tid; 12-18 yr: 2.5 mg tid. For emergency cases, a single dose may be given via IM or IV inj: <... View More
Urinary outflow obstruction, prostatic hyperthrophy, narrow-angle glaucoma, paralytic ileus and pyloric stenosis.
Mode of Action
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