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Pacitane 2mg Strip Of 30 Tablets

Pacitane 2mg Strip Of 30 Tablets

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Pacitane 2 MG Description

Pacitane tablet is used to treat Parkinson's disease and movement disorder. It contains Trihexyphenidyl as an active ingredient. Pacitane tablet has anti-spasmodic properties (relieves muscle spasms) 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 and is accompanied by shaking stiffness, and difficulty with walking, balance and coordination. Bexol 2 mg tablet also has Trihexyphenidyl as its active ingredient.

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.


Product Summary

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ContainsTrihexyphenidyl / Benzhexol Hydrochloride(2.0 Mg)
UsesParkinson's disease
Side effectsDry mouth, constipation, blurred vision, dizziness, mild nausea
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Uses of Pacitane 2 MG

Pacitane tablet is used to relieve symptoms of Parkinson's disease or movement disorders. Parkinson's disease's typical symptoms include shakiness, stiffness, tremors, excess salivation, and uncontrol...
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Contraindications of Pacitane 2 MG

If you are allergic to trihexphenidyl or any other ingredient of Pacitane tablet.

Side effects of Pacitane 2 MG

  • Dry mouth
  • Constipation
  • Blurred vision
  • Dizziness
  • Mild nausea
  • Nervousness
  • Skin allergies

Precautions and Warnings of Pacitane 2 MG



Can I take a Pacitane tablet during pregnancy?
There is limited information on the safe use of Pacitane in pregnancy. Hence, it is recommended not to use the same unless prescribed by your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Can I take a Pacitane tablet while breastfeeding?
Constituents of the Pacitane tablet passes into breastmilk and can be harmful to the baby. It is advised to consult your doctor and avoid breastfeeding while on this therapy.


Can I drive if I have consumed a Pacitane tablet?
After taking this medicine, you may experience blurred vision, dizziness, mild nausea, and sometimes mental confusion. So it is advised to be cautious before driving and operating any machinery.


Can I consume alcohol with a Pacitane tablet?
Alcohol intake during the treatment may worsen the side effects and can cause dizziness. So, it is advised to avoid alcohol intake along with this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have high pressure inside the eyes (glaucoma) or any eye-related disorder.
  • You have heart, liver or kidney problem and high blood pressure and this medicine should not be used.
  • You have a problem in passing urine (prostate problems in men), need to be monitored closely during the treatment.
  • You have stomach/intestinal problem like ulcer or heartburn.
  • You have myasthenia gravies, Pacitane should be used cautiously as it can worsen the condition.
  • You are suffering from muscle weakness because you need to be monitored closely during the therapy as it can worsen the condition.
  • You are an elderly person as the dose modification may be required depending on any physiological dysfunction or health condition.

Directions for Use of Pacitane 2 MG

Pacitane tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water. Take it at a fixed time for optimal results. Do not consume it more than that prescribed by your doc...
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Storage and disposal of Pacitane 2 MG

  • Store the medicine below 25°C in original packing.
  • Keep it out of reach of children and pets.

Quick Tips of Pacitane 2 MG

  • Pacitane tablet is used for the treatment of Parkinson's disease and movement disorder.
  • It is best to take the tablets after meals to avoid stomach upset.
  • Inform your doctor if you have any history of heart disease or liver or kidney problems before taking Pacitane.
  • This medicine may cause drowsiness or dizziness, so use caution when driving or operating heavy machinery.
  • Pacitane may also interact with other medications, so inform your doctor of all medications you are taking before starting Pacitane.
  • Consult with your doctor before making any changes to your diet or lifestyle.

Dosage of Pacitane 2 MG


  • The symptoms of an overdose of Pacitane tablets include flushing, skin dryness, dilated pupils, dry mouth, faster heart rate, fever, high blood pressure, nausea, vomiting, rashes on the face, confusio...
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  • In case of an overdose, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital. Significant overdose can also lead to death or coma.

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a double dose ...
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Mode of Action of Pacitane 2 MG

How Does It Work?

Pacitane works by decreasing the activity of certain chemical messengers (acetylcholine) in the brain. It also helps in reducing the stiffness of the muscles and improves muscle control. Hence, it all...
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Interactions of Pacitane 2 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Concomitant use of Pacitane tablets and certain medicines should be avoided or taken with extra care. These medicines include Phenothiazines, Clozapine (used to treat mental conditions), Disopyramide ...
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  • You may experience dry mouth, constipation, blurred vision and urinary retention if Pacitane is taken along with certain medicines acting on the brain. Patients taking these medicines need to be monit...
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  • The effect of Pacitane may be increased when medicine used to treat low moods such as Amitriptyline, Doxepin, Selegine and Phenelzine are coadministered, hence should be used with caution.
  • A gap of a minimum of 2 hrs should be kept between Pacitane tablets and anti- diarrhoeal such as Loperamide, antacids such as Aluminium hydroxide gel, Magnesium hydroxide and Ketoconazole (used to tre...
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  • The effect of other medicines such as Metoclopramide or Domperidone (to stop vomiting), Levodopa (used to treat Parkinson's disease), and Bethanechol (used to treat urinary problems) may decrease with...
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  • Discuss with your doctor any other medicine, herbal preparation and supplements you are currently taking to avoid any possible drug interactions.

Content Details


Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


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: How long does Pacitane take to work?

A: It varies among individuals depending on their physiology and body structure.

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.

Q: Can Pacitane be taken empty stomach?

A: Pacitane may be taken before or after meals according to the way the patient reacts. Take it exactly as told by the doctor. But it's important to take it at the same time each day for maximum results.

Q: Can I stop Pacitane?

A: You should not stop the treatment with Pacitane abruptly. The sudden stop may make your condition worse. If you wish to stop the treatment, inform the doctor. The doctor will gradually decrease the dose or may switch to an alternative depending upon the medical condition.

Q: What is Pacitane tablet used for?

A: Pacitane tablet is used to relieve symptoms of Parkinson's disease or movement disorders. Parkinson's disease's typical symptoms include shakiness, stiffness, tremors, excess salivation, and uncontrolled movements.

Q: What are the side effects of Pacitane tablet?

A: One may experience side effects like dry mouth, constipation, dizziness, mild nausea after taking Pacitane tablet, but not everyone experiences them. These side effects are usually temporary and go away with time. However, if you notice the side effects persists or worsen, please report to your doctor.

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Last Updated on: 20 July 2023 | 5:30 PM (IST)

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