What is Cogentin?

Cogentin (benztropine mesylate) is a prescription drug used to reduce symptoms of Parkinson's disease, including drooling, sweating, and muscle stiffness and spasms. It is also used to treat movement disorders and muscle rigidity caused by certain antipsychotic medications. Cogentin belongs to the anticholinergic class of drugs, and works by blocking acetylcholine, a neurotransmitter. Cogentin is currently available as an injectable solution.

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