Procyclidine Side effects

Mild Procyclidine Side effects and safety measures to be taken when using procyclidine are given in detail below.

  • Procyclidine may cause lightheadedness or blurred vision.
  • Do not drive, operate machinery, or do anything else that could be dangerous until you are stable and fine.


  • Using procyclidine along with certain other medicines, or with alcohol may lessen your ability to drive or perform other potentially dangerous tasks.
  • Procyclidine may cause dizziness, lightheadedness, or fainting.


  • Alcohol, hot weather, exercise, and fever can increase the side effects. To prevent them, sit up or stand slowly, especially in the morning. Also, sit or lie down at the first sign of dizziness, lightheadedness, or weakness.
  • Do not become overheated in hot weather or during exercise or other physical activities; heat stroke may occur.
  • Use procyclidine with extreme caution in CHILDREN. Safety and effectiveness have not been confirmed.

Procyclidine Side effectsProcyclidine in PREGNANCY and BREASTFEEDING

If you become pregnant while taking procyclidine, discuss with your doctor the benefits and risks of using procyclidine during pregnancy.

It is unknown if procyclidine is excreted in breast milk. If you are or will be breast-feeding while you are using procyclidine, check with your doctor to discuss the risks to your baby.

Moderate to severe side effects

  • Blurred vision
  • Constipation
  • Dilated pupils
  • Dry mouth
  • Giddiness
  • Lightheadedness
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea
  • Upset stomach
  • Vomiting

Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE Procyclidine Side effects occur:

  • Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue)
  • chest pain
  • confusion
  • difficult or painful urination
  • difficulty swallowing
  • eye pain
  • fast or pounding heartbeat
  • mental or mood changes
  • uncontrolled movements

If you have questions about procyclidine side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

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