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Benztropine (Cogentin)

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Benztropine  (Cogentin)

What is the Generic Name for Cogentin?


What is the Trade Name for Benztropine?


What are the Indications of Benztropine (Cogentin)?

Treatment for Parkinson’s disease

What are the Actions of Benztropine (Cogentin)?

Anticholinergic properties in the CNS to reduce rigidity and tremors

What is the Therapeutic Class of Benztropine (Cogentin)?

Antiparkinson agent

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Benztropine (Cogentin)?


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Date Published - Feb 1, 2016
Date Modified - Feb 11, 2017

Jon Haws RN

Written by Jon Haws RN

Jon Haws RN began his nursing career at a Level I Trauma ICU in DFW working as a code team nurse, charge nurse, and preceptor. Frustrated with the nursing education process, Jon started NRSNG in 2014 with a desire to provide tools and confidence to nursing students around the globe. When he's not busting out content for NRSNG, Jon enjoys spending time with his two kids and wife.