Medicine Overview of Madopar Tablet
Nausea, Vomiting, Dryness in mouth, Constipation, Anxiety, Dizziness, Headache, Abnormal dreams, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Abnormality of voluntary movements.
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. Madopar Tablet is to be taken with food.
Avoid Madopar Tablet with high protein meals such as cottage cheese, Swiss cheese, protein powder, eggs and milk.
Madopar Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Levodopa and Benserazide which treat Parkinsonism. Levodopa is a dopamine precursor which gets converted to dopamine, a chemical messenger that controls movement in the brain. Benserazide is a peripheral decarboxylase inhibitor which prevents breakdown of levodopa allowing it to enter the brain and increase dopamine levels.
In Depth Information on Madopar Tablet
- You have been prescribed Madopar Tablet to treat your symptoms of Parkinson's disease.
It can be taken with or without food or as directed by your doctor.
- Reduce/avoid a high-protein diet (eg.meat, poultry, and dairy products) while you are taking the medicine as it can reduce the amount of medication absorbed by your body.
Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Madopar Tablet can make you very sleepy.
- When you start the medication, get out of bed slowly, as the medication may cause dizziness, lightheadedness, or fainting.
Do not stop taking the medication without talking to your doctor. It may result in a serious syndrome that causes fever, stiff muscles, unusual body movements, sweating and confusion.
- Talk to your doctor in case you develop hallucinations or other changes in your behavior.
Madopar Tablet related warnings
Madopar Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Madopar Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
No information is available on the use of Madopar Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Madopar Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Madopar Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Madopar Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Madopar Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Madopar Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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