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Pacitane 2mg Strip Of 30 Tablets

By PFIZER LTD
30 Tablet(s) in Strip
32.92*
MRP 40.15
15% OFF
3% EXTRA
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Trihexyphenidyl / Benzhexol Hydrochloride(2.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-PARKINSONIAN

Medical Description

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 (relieve...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
    Other Products
    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Pacitane 2mg Strip Of 30 Tablets

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

Contraindications of Pacitane 2mg Strip Of 30 Tablets

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

Side effects of Pacitane 2mg Strip Of 30 Tablets

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

Precautions and Warnings of Pacitane 2mg Strip Of 30 Tablets

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take a Pacitane tablet during pregnancy?
A:
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.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take a Pacitane tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
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.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed a Pacitane tablet?
A:
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.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with a Pacitane tablet?
A:
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.
otherGeneralWarnings

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.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Pacitane 2mg Strip Of 30 Tablets

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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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Pacitane 2mg Strip Of 30 Tablets

  • 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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interactions

Interactions of Pacitane 2mg Strip Of 30 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

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

Storage and disposal of Pacitane 2mg Strip Of 30 Tablets

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

Dosage of Pacitane 2mg Strip Of 30 Tablets

Overdose

  • 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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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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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.

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Quick Summary

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ContainsTrihexyphenidyl / Benzhexol Hydrochloride(2.0 Mg)
UsesParkinson's disease
Side effectsDry mouth, constipation, blurred vision, dizziness, mild nausea
Last Updated on: 14 Oct 2021 | 02:35 PM (IST)
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