Medicine Overview of Parnil Tablet
Uses of Parnil Tablet
Parnil 5mg Tablet is used in Parkinson's disease and drug induced abnormal movements.
Side effects of Parnil Tablet
Dry mouth, Nausea, Vomiting, Constipation, Blurred vision.
How to use Parnil 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 Parnil 5mg Tablet with food.
How Parnil Tablet works
Parnil 5mg 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 Parnil Tablet
Expert advice for Parnil Tablet
- It may be taken before or after meals.
- If Parnil 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.
- Parnil 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.
Special precautions for Parnil 5mg Tablet
Parnil 5mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Parnil 5mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Parnil 5mg 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.+more
Milk secretion may decrease....
Milk secretion may decrease.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.+more
Parnil 5mg Tablet can cause blurring of vision, dizziness, mild nausea, and mental confusion in some cases. This may affect your ability to drive....
Parnil 5mg 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 Parnil 5mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.+more
Patients with kidney disease should be closely monitored by a doctor while taking this medicine....
Patients with kidney disease should be closely monitored by a doctor while taking this medicine.
There is limited information available on the use of Parnil+more
5mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor....
Frequently asked questions for Parnil 5mg Tablet
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Parnil 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. Parnil can also be used to treat movement disorders (extreme restlessness, involuntary movements or muscle spasms) which can be caused by certain drugs.
Parnil 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, Parnil is not a narcotic substance. Parnil is an antispasmodic(muscle relaxing) medicine and belongs to a group of medicines known as anticholinergics.
No, Parnil is not a MAO inhibitor. Parnil is an antispasmodic (muscle relaxing) drug and belongs to a group of medicines known as anticholinergics.
Parnil is a safe medicine if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.
No, Parnil is not classified as a controlled substance. However, the possibility of abuse should be borne in mind due to its stimulant and euphoriant properties.
Parnil is an antispasmodic (muscle relaxing) drug and belongs to a group of drugs known as 'anticholinergics'.
Parnil has been reported to get you a high. Please use this drug only for prescribed duration in doses as recommended by your doctor.
Parnil has not been seen to cause weight gain. However, weight loss has been reported with Parnil in children. Please consult your doctor in case you experience an unexpected change in your weight while you are taking Parnil.
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