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Cogentin

Cogentin



USES: This medication is used to treat symptoms of Parkinson's disease and similar drug-induced side effects.

 
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Cogentin

Uses
This medication is used to treat symptoms of Parkinson's disease and similar drug-induced side effects.

Storage
  • Store at room temperature away from sunlight.


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Hospital | Cogentin®

How To Use
  • HOW TO USE THIS MEDICATION: This drug must be administered as directed by your doctor.
  • Use this drug as directed.
  • It may take a few weeks or months before the full benefits of this medication are observed.
  • Do not stop using this medication without your doctor's approval.
  • Suddenly stopping the medication can sometimes lead to a worsening of symptoms.

Side Effects
  • May cause drowsiness, dizziness, headache, loss of appetite, stomach upset, vision changes, sleeplessness or trembling of the hands.
  • These effects should subside as your body adjusts to the medication.
  • If they persist or become bothersome, inform your doctor.
  • Notify your doctor if you develop vomiting, difficulty swallowing, difficulty urinating, uncontrollable movements, chest pain, rapid heart rate, skin rash or mood or mental changes while taking this medication.
  • May cause dizziness especially when rising quickly from a seated or lying position.
  • Change positions slowly and be careful on stairs.
  • May decrease your sweating ability making you more prone to heat stroke.
  • Use caution during exercise and hot weather.
  • If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Precautions
  • Tell your doctor your complete medical history, especially if you have glaucoma, irregular heartbeats or urination problems because you may need to be monitored more closely.
  • Alcohol can aggravate drowsiness.
  • Limit alcohol use.
  • This drug should be used during pregnancy only if clearly needed.
  • Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
  • Because this medication appears in breast milk, consult with your doctor before breast-feeding.

Missed Dose
  • If you miss a dose, use it as soon as remembered; do not use if it is almost time for the next dose, instead, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule.
  • Do not "double-up" the dose to catch up.

Drug Interactions
  • Inform your doctor about all the medicine you use (both prescription and nonprescription) especially if you take other medicines that make you sleepy or give you dry mouth such as tranquilizers (phenothiazines), amantadine (Symmetrel) or digoxin (Lanoxin) because your dose may need to be adjusted.
  • Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.

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