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How does Cogentin work?

Cogentin (benztropine) belongs to a family of medications called anti-cholinergic drugs. These medicines work by blocking nerve signals. People who have Parkinson's disease and certain other illnesses often have poor control of their muscles. This results in tremors, muscle spasms, stiffness, drooling, and other problems. Cogentin is used to relieve these symptoms.

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