0000017796 00000 n 0000019706 00000 n 0000002078 00000 n Flashcards. Tell your doctor about all health conditions you have before your healthcare provider administers the drug to you.Benztropine is typically used for long-term treatment. Geriatric Use. If they’re more severe or don’t go away, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.Call your doctor right away if you have serious side effects. C. Therapeutic. trailer < However, it may be used short-term in some cases.Benztropine comes with risks if you don’t receive it as prescribed.If you think you’ve taken too much of this drug, call your doctor or seek guidance from the American Association of Poison Control Centers at 1-800-222-1222 or through their Keep these considerations in mind if your doctor prescribes benztropine for you.Benztropine may cause mental confusion, excitement, nervousness, or hallucinations.

In the setting of concomitant use of low-dose aspirin for cardiac prophylaxis, monitor patients more closely for evidence of GI bleeding [see Drug Interactions (7) ] . This results in decreased tremors, muscle spasms, and stiffness, and better muscle control.Benztropine injectable solution may cause drowsiness and other side effects.Some of the more common side effects that can occur with use of benztropine include:If these effects are mild, they may go away within a few days or a couple of weeks. Common medications that may interact with benztropine include: Alcohol may enhance the sedative effects of benztropine.Note that this list is not all-inclusive and includes only common medications that may interact with benztropine. Benztropine is in a class of medications called anticholinergics. In other cases, the drug may need to be stopped.If you have an allergic reaction, call your doctor or local poison control center right away. Orally administered anticholinergic medications have been used for at least the past 30 years; propantheline, glycopyrrolate, oxybutynin, and benztropine are known to be effective. It comes as an injectable solution and an oral tablet. Benztropine. Trade name: Cogentin . If they need to be stopped, your doctor should slowly reduce their dosage over time.Benztropine can cause a severe allergic reaction.

Along with its needed effects, benztropine may cause some unwanted effects. An interaction is when a substance changes the way a drug works. Serious side effects and their symptoms can include the following:Benztropine injectable solution can interact with other medications, herbs, or vitamins you might be taking. 0000001047 00000 n All rights reserved. Elderly patients, compared to younger patients, are at greater risk for NSAID-associated serious cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, and/or renal adverse reactions. %PDF-1.6 %���� 0000018614 00000 n Benztropine is a prescription drug.

0000008718 00000 n All rights reserved. 0000019976 00000 n STUDY. If your symptoms are severe, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.Don’t take this drug again if you’ve ever had an allergic reaction to it. Benztropine is a synthetic (man-made) compound that has both anticholinergic and antihistaminic effects. Benztropine is used together with other medicines to treat the symptoms of Parkinson's disease (muscle spasms, stiffness, tremors, poor muscle control). Herein we describe efforts to develop analogues of the dopamine uptake inhibitors GBR 12909 and benztropine that show promising profiles in animal … Created by. 0000001233 00000 n Call 911 if your symptoms feel life-threatening or if you think you’re having a medical emergency. 0000018235 00000 n We comply with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information - Healthline Media does not provide medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.

0000001106 00000 n PLAY. Benztropine is used along with other medications to treat the symptoms of Parkinson's disease (PD; a disorder of the nervous system that causes difficulties with movement, muscle control, and balance) and tremors caused by other medical problems or medications. This means your doctor will need to get approval from your insurance company before your insurance company will pay for the prescription.© 2005-2020 Healthline Media a Red Ventures Company. 0000020520 00000 n © 2003-2020 Chegg Inc. All rights reserved. Symptoms can include:Benztropine can also cause a milder allergic reaction. You may need to decide whether to stop breastfeeding or stop taking this medication.Your doctor will determine a dosage that’s right for you based on your individual needs, as well as your age and weight. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Adverse effects: - tachycardia, palpitations - urinary retention, paralytic ileus. Mechanism of action. With regard to mechanism, anticholinergic medications are known to suppress the secretion of acetylcholine in the nerve endings distributed in the sweat glands. Benztropine Contraindicated in clients with narrow-angle glaucoma Use cautiously in older adults, the very young, and in clients who have enlarged prostate glands and a history of urinary retention. 0000007812 00000 n Taking it again could be fatal (cause death).The use of drinks that contain alcohol raises your risk of drowsiness caused by benztropine.Talk to your doctor if you’re pregnant or planning to become pregnant.Talk to your doctor if you breastfeed your child. The safety and effectiveness of FELDENE have not been established. For a complete list of all side effects, Benztropine may be used to treat symptoms of Parkinson's disease or alleviate side effects that affect movement caused by antipsychotics. Drugs with anticholinergic effects block the … evaluation of medication effectiveness----- Expert Answer Answer: Benztropine is used to treat symptoms of Parkinson's disease or involuntary movements due … 0000019764 00000 n The safety and effectiveness of Feldene have not been established. Applies to benztropine: oral tablet. 0000021056 00000 n Patients Receiving Benztropine (Cogentin) Assessment Prior to administration: • Obtain complete health history including allergies, drug history and possible drug interactions.