Pacitane tablet is indicated for the treatment of Parkinson's disease and movement disorder. It contains Trihexyphenidyl as an active ingredient. Pacitane tablet has anti-spasmodic properties (relieves muscle spasm) and is recommended for Parkinson's disease. Parkinson's disease is a brain disorder that can lead to loss of control over certain body functions of individuals and accompanied by shaking, stiffness, difficulty with walking, balance and coordination. Trihexyphenidyl inhibits the action of certain chemicals in the brain responsible for symptoms of Parkinson's and also relaxes smooth muscles, thus it helps in relieving the rigidity and stiffness of the muscles....
Q: What will happen if I take more than the recommended dose of Pacitane tablet?
A: You may experience skin dryness, hallucination, mental confusion, raised body temperature, high blood pressure, nausea, vomiting, restlessness, sometimes even coma, or death. So it is advised to follow the doctor's instruction.
Q: What are the remedies to cure Parkinson's Disease?
A: There is no proven cure for Parkinson's Disease to date, but medicines can provide adequate symptomatic relief to the patients and help them improve their overall quality of life.
Q: Can Pacitane help in controlling anger?
A: No, it does not have any action in such problems. Better consult a psychiatrist or specialist for counselling or more information on this.
Q: How long does Pacitane take to work?
A: It varies among individuals depending on their physiology and body structure.
Q: How Pacitane helps in heart disease?
A: It does not have any action in heart-related disorders. It would be best if you refrained from taking this medicine for any other health condition other than what it has been prescribed for.
Q: Does Pacitane tablet cause weight gain?
A: Yes, Pacitane tablet may cause weight gain. If this effect bothers you, talk to your doctor or dietician.
Q: Can I stop using Pacitane tablet if I feel relief in symptoms?
A: No, abrupt stopping of this medicine can lead to a withdrawal side effect or even worsen the condition. Do not stop the treatment without consulting a doctor. The doctor will gradually decrease the dose.
Q: Is there any side effect of the Pacitane tablet?
A: Dry mouth, nausea, constipation, blurred vision etc. are few common side effects of this tablet. If you experience any of these side effects persistently, immediately inform the doctor.