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Side effect(s) of Benztropine

Read the side effects of Benztropine as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Heart- Fast heart rate.

Gastrointestinal- Paralytic ileus (paralysis of intestinal muscle), constipation, vomiting, nausea, dry mouth, difficulty in swallowing or speaking, loss of appetite and weight.

Central Nervous System- Toxic psychosis (mental disorder); including confusion, disorientation, memory impairment, visual hallucinations, exacerbation of pre-existing psychotic symptoms, nervousness, depression and numbness of fingers.

Eye- Blurred vision and dilated pupil.

Genitourinary- Urinary retention and painful urination.

Metabolic - Occasionally, an allergic reaction, e.g., skin rash may develop.

Miscellaneous - Heat stroke and fever.



Other Precautions : * Avoid exposure to sunlight; otherwise it will lead to heat stroke.

Drug Name : Benztropine

Benztropine(Cogentin) generic is an anticholinergic agent, prescribed for Parkinson disease, tremor and stiffness of muscles. It decreases acetyl-choline effects in the brain.
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