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Cogentin

Identifier

001524

Type of spiritual experience

Hallucination (339)

Background

 

 

A description of the experience

Benzatropine  is also known as benztropine, is an anticholergenic marketed under the trade name Cogentin which is used in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease. It is not pure atropine, but is a combination of the tropine portion of the atropine molecule and the benzohydryl portion of diphenhydramine.  It is its side effects, that tell us it it is pretty well identical with atropine, which are principally anticholinergic: 

  • Dry mouth

  • Blurred vision

  • Cognitive changes

  • Constipation

  • Urinary retention

  • Tachycardia

  • Anorexia

  • Psychosis (in overdose)

 Most common Cogentin side effects from eHealthme

  • Weight increased - (381 reports)
  • Diabetes - (329 reports)
  • Fatigue - (325 reports)
  • Stress and anxiety - (312 reports)
  • Agitation - (301 reports)
  • Agranulocytosis - (292 reports)
  • Depression - (290 reports)
  • High blood pressure - (270 reports)
  • Nausea - (268 reports)
  • Drowsiness - (263 reports)

On Jan, 29, 2017 5,663 people reported to have side effects when taking Cogentin.  Among them, 143 people (2.53%) have Hallucination

On Feb, 02, 2017 5,663 people reported to have side effects when taking Cogentin.  Among them, 196 people (3.46%) have Hallucination, Auditory

 

The source of the experience

eHealthme

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