Procyclidine

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procyclidine

(Science: chemical) A muscarinic antagonist that crosses the blood-brain barrier and is used in the treatment of drug-induced extrapyramidal disorders and in parkinsonism.

Pharmacological action: anti-dyskinesia agents, antiparkinson agents, muscarinic antagonists, muscle relaxants, central, parasympatholytics.

Chemical name: 1-Pyrrolidinepropanol, alpha-cyclohexyl-alpha-phenyl-