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Friday, June 06, 2008

KEMADRIN® (procyclidine hydrochloride) tablets Discontinued.

King Pharmaceuticals®, Inc. has decided to discontinue the manufacture of KEMADRIN® (procyclidine hydrochloride) tablets. KEMADRIN® tablets will remain available through pharmacies and wholesalers until current supplies are depleted.

KEMADRIN® tablets are distributed through King Pharmaceuticals®, Inc. No additional product will be available after King, pharmacy, and wholesaler supplies are exhausted.

If you have any questions or concerns, you may contact our Professional Information Services Department at 800-776-3637.

KEMADRIN® (procyclidine hydrochloride) is a synthetic antispasmodic compound indicated in the treatment of parkinsonism including the postencephalitic, arteriosclerotic, and idiopathic types. Partial control of the parkinsonism symptoms is the usual therapeutic accomplishment.

Letter from King Pharmaceuticals PDF document


David said...

Horrified! Totally horrified that this company is making this decision. Procyclidine has a "much" better side effect profile than Trihexylphenidyl and other commonly used anticholinergics. Word just needs to get out! Please reconsider your decision, I have many patients doing well on it!!!

mrshakes said...

This is only drug in 15 years that has stopped my hand tremors. Sinemet and Azilect together don't stop the shaking. Any chance there is another drug that works as well?


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