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Dinace 2.5 Tablet


Overview

Introduction of Dinace Tablet

Dinace 2.5 Tablet is a prescription medicine used in the treatment of Parkinson's disease and drug induced abnormal movements. It helps by improving muscle control and reducing the stiffness of the muscle, so that they can move easily.

Dinace 2.5 Tablet is taken by mouth with food. It should be taken at the same time each day, this helps to maintain consistent level of medicine in the body. Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor and if you have missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. It is important that this medication is not stopped suddenly without talking to doctor as may result in worsening of symptoms.

Some common side effects of this medicine includes epigastric distress, nausea, vomiting, constipation, and blurred vision. It even causes dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Dry mouth may occur commonly while using this medicine so, try to do frequent mouth rinses, maintain good oral hygiene, and increase water intake. Avoid wearing contact lenses as may cause dry eyes as well. It is important to inform doctor if you suffer from glaucoma or have trouble in passing urine.

Uses of Dinace Tablet

Dinace Tablet side effects

Common
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Constipation
  • Blurred vision
  • Dizziness
  • Lightheadedness
  • Dilatation of pupil
  • Epigastric pain
  • Urinary retention

How to use Dinace Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Dinace 2.5 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Dinace Tablet works

Dinace 2.5 Tablet is a muscle relaxing medication. It works by decreasing the activity of excess acetylcholine in the brain. This improves muscle control and reduces stiffness. It helps patients with Parkinson's disease by improving muscle control and reducing stiffness so that they can move more naturally. It is also used to treat movement disorder (restlessness, involuntary movements or muscle spasm ) which can be caused by certain drugs.

Dinace Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Dinace 2.5 Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Dinace 2.5 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Dinace 2.5 Tablet should be used with caution during breatfeeding. Breastfeeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
Driving
UNSAFE
Dinace 2.5 Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Dinace 2.5 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Dinace 2.5 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Dinace 2.5 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Dinace 2.5 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Dinace 2.5 Tablet helps treat Parkinson's disease and drug-induced abnormal movements.
  • Dry mouth may occur as a side effect. Frequent mouth rinses, good oral hygiene, increased water intake and sugarless candy may help.
  • It may cause dry eyes. Avoid wearing contact lenses and inform your doctor if it bothers you.
  • It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Inform your doctor if you suffer from  glaucoma or if you have trouble passing urine.
  • Do not stop taking Dinace 2.5 Tablet without talking  to your doctor first as that may cause worsening of symptoms.
  • Monitoring of intraocular pressure is required while taking this medicine, as an increase in eye pressure may cause blurry vision.
  • You may be asked for regular monitoring of hypotension,  kidney, liver, and cardiac disorder while taking this medicine. 

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Dinace

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My father has parkinson's disease from last 12 year. In last 2012 he got severe pneumonia and has been admitted in AIIMS .He was treated with various antibiotics.he came out but got bed ridden after that.From last few year he just sit on his own. he is currently taking bexol 1mg three times, syndopa 125 plus 3 times, ropark XL 3 times.now from few year he got hallucination and cound not sleep in night and constantly talking in night(Some Nights not always).During his stay in AIIMS Dr. prescribed quetiapine 12.5 mg which he is not currently taking.please advice some medicien so that he atleast can sleep at night.
Dr. Vikas Sharma
Neurologist
Start Oleanz 2.5 mg at nite
Hi my mom had Parkinson's disease but didn't get any operation but using tablets syndopa last night she take another tablet of pain killer with it by the morning my mom to full shivering of hands and legs so what do u suggest to do?
Dr. Vikas Sharma
Neurologist
need to examine to opine
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FAQs

Q. Can I take Dinace for excessive salivation?

Yes, Dinace can be used as it is helpful in cases of excessive salivation and drooling which can be seen in Parkinson’s disease or due to medicines (neuroleptics). It should be taken only if prescribed by your doctor.

Q. Can Dinace cause addiction?

Yes, Dinace may cause addiction as it has abuse potential though it occurs rarely. The doctors are usually cautious while prescribing this medicine and do not prescribe this medicine to patients whose symptoms are not genuine.

Q. What should I avoid while taking Dinace?

Avoid driving or operating machines if Dinace causes blurred vision or makes you feel dizzy, confused or disorientated. You should also avoid taking alcohol as it may increase your drowsiness. Taking this medicine may affect your body’s ability to regulate its temperature. As a result, your body temperature may rise more than normal. So, you should also avoid areas with high humidity and high temperature.

Q. Who should not take Dinace?

Patients who are allergic to Dinace or any of the other ingredients of this medicine should not take Dinace. This medicine should be avoided in cases of glaucoma (increased pressure in the eye) in patients who have a blockage in the intestine (gut). In addition, patients who are facing difficulty, or are unable to, pass urine and are not currently receiving any form of treatment for this, should avoid taking Dinace.

Q. How can I identify overdose symptoms?

In case of an overdose, you may experience fast heartbeat, agitation, restlessness, confusion, insomnia (severe inability to sleep), excitement (although occasionally people may feel anxious and aggressive), and disorientation. If eyes are exposed to light then the pupils in the eye may not open or close and hallucinations (seeing or hearing things that are not real) may also occur. In severe cases, you may feel very sleepy, fall into unconsciousness, or into a coma. If you experience any such symptoms contact your doctor or seek immediate help from the nearest hospital emergency department.

Q. How long does Dinace take to work?

After an hour of starting Dinace most people start experiencing the effects. However, the medicine may take some time for showing full benefits. Consult your doctor if you do not see improvement.

Q. Can I stop taking Dinace?

No, you should not stop taking Dinace suddenly as rebound parkinsonian symptoms may occur. Take the medicine as long as symptoms are there. Your doctor will decide the probable duration required for the medicine.

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