The suspect was taken by the police to his house and found 110 pills of tramadol and five plastic bags containing 492 pills of procyclidine
Toxicology tests revealed he had two to three times the expected levels of procyclidine
in his system.
Dr Juma Sultan Al Shamsi, director of the awareness section of Dubai Police Anti-Narcotics Department, said a bylaw proposed by the police would include Tramadol, Benzhexol and Procyclidine
on a list of drugs controlled by prescription.
to smuggle morphine, oxazepam, clonazepam, procyclidine
and tramadol into the detention centre for him.
is also accused of consuming tramadol and procyclidine
Dubai: A man was jailed for life on Sunday for possessing tramadol capsules and Procyclidine
tablets for promotional purposes after he was arrested behind a police station.
He was also accused of possessing half a capsule of procyclidine
for his personal consumption and consuming Tramadol.
According to the accusation sheet, drugs prosecution charged the Pakistani with possessing 10,310 Tramadol pills and 492 Procyclidine
an Emirati, guilty of possessing 16,600 pills containing Procyclidine
, an anticholinergic drugs used in the treatment of Parkinson's disease and to reduce the side effects of certain anti-psychotic medicines, and 3,668 Tramadol pills for trading purposes.
He was additionally charged with consuming a mind-affecting substance containing Tramadol and procyclidine
Prosecutors said the 26-year-old Emirati had 16,600 pills containing Procyclidine
(an anti-cholinergic drug prescribed for patients with parkinsonism and to reduce the side effects of antipsychotic treatment given for schizophrenia) and 3,668 Tramadol pills.
Among the medications most misused in Dubai are Tramadol, Benzhexol (Artane), and Procyclidine
(Kemardrin), which have been recommended to be listed for their adverse effect upon addiction, with three deaths reported during 2008-2009 as a result of Tramadol overdose.