Parkitane 2mg Tablet

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Composition for Parkitane 2mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Parkinson's disease, Drug induced abnormal movements
10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Parkitane Tablet


Uses of Parkitane Tablet

Parkitane 2mg Tablet is used in Parkinson's disease and drug induced abnormal movements.

Side effects of Parkitane Tablet


Dry mouth, Nausea, Vomiting, Constipation, Blurred vision.


How to use Parkitane 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. It is better to take Parkitane 2mg Tablet with food.

How Parkitane Tablet works

Parkitane 2mg 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.

In Depth Information on Parkitane Tablet

Expert advice for Parkitane Tablet

  • It may be taken before or after meals.
  • If Parkitane causes your mouth to dry excessively, it may be better to take it before meals, unless it causes nausea. If taken after meals, thirst can be improved by sucking hard sugarless candy, chewing gum, or drinking water.
  • Inform your doctor if you are taking any medicines to treat glaucoma.
  • Parkitane can cause blurred vision or dizziness. Do not drive and or operate machinery if you get blurred vision or dizziness.
  • Inform your doctor if you have trouble in passing urine.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
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Special precautions for Parkitane 2mg Tablet
Parkitane 2mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Parkitane 2mg 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.
Parkitane 2mg Tablet should be used with caution during lactation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.

Milk secretion may decrease.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Parkitane 2mg Tablet can cause blurring of vision, dizziness, mild nausea, and mental confusion in some cases. This may affect your ability to drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Parkitane 2mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.

Patients with kidney disease should be closely monitored by a doctor while taking this medicine.
There is limited information available on the use of Parkita
ne 2mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Parkitane 2mg Tablet

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Parkitane is used in the management of Parkinson's disease as an add-on medicine along with other medicines. It helps by improving muscle control and reducing the stiffness of the muscle so that they can move naturally. Parkitane can also be used to treat movement disorders (extreme restlessness, involuntary movements or muscle spasms) which can be caused by certain drugs.
Parkitane works by blocking the action of a chemical messenger known as acetylcholine on the nerves of the smooth muscles; thereby, reducing the muscle spasm (involuntary contraction of a muscle or group of muscles), tremor (uncontrolled shaking) and excessive salivation associated with Parkinson's disease.
No, Parkitane is not a narcotic substance. Parkitane is an antispasmodic(muscle relaxing) medicine and belongs to a group of medicines known as anticholinergics.
No, Parkitane is not a MAO inhibitor. Parkitane is an antispasmodic (muscle relaxing) drug and belongs to a group of medicines known as anticholinergics.
Parkitane is a safe medicine if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.
No, Parkitane is not classified as a controlled substance. However, the possibility of abuse should be borne in mind due to its stimulant and euphoriant properties.
Parkitane is an antispasmodic (muscle relaxing) drug and belongs to a group of drugs known as 'anticholinergics'.
Parkitane has been reported to get you a high. Please use this drug only for prescribed duration in doses as recommended by your doctor.
Parkitane has not been seen to cause weight gain. However, weight loss has been reported with Parkitane in children. Please consult your doctor in case you experience an unexpected change in your weight while you are taking Parkitane.

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