Pramitrem 0.125 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Pramitrem Tablet

Pramitrem 0.125 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of Parkinson's disease and restless leg syndrome.

Pramitrem Tablet side effects

Common
  • Dizziness
  • Sleepiness
  • Nausea
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Fatigue
  • Hallucination
  • Constipation
  • Peripheral edema

How to use Pramitrem 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. Pramitrem 0.125 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Pramitrem Tablet works

Pramitrem 0.125 mg Tablet works by increasing the action of dopamine, a chemical messenger that is needed to control movement in the brain.

Pramitrem Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Pramitrem 0.125 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Pramitrem 0.125 mg 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Pramitrem 0.125 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Pramitrem 0.125 mg Tablet suppresses serum prolactin and may interfere with breastfeeding.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Pramitrem 0.125 mg Tablet can cause hallucinations (seeing, hearing or feeling things that are not there). This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Pramitrem 0.125 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pramitrem 0.125 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Pramitrem 0.125 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Pramitrem 0.125 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Pramitrem 0.125 mg Tablet
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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Pramitrem 0.125 mg Tablet to treat your symptoms of Parkinson's disease and/or restless leg syndrome.
  • It can be taken with or without food. Taking it with food may reduce nausea.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop compulsive behaviors that are hard to control, such as binge eating, gambling, spending money, and sexual urges.
  • Avoid activities that require you to be alert, such as driving a car until you know how this medication affects you.
  • When you first start taking Pramitrem 0.125 mg Tablet, it may cause sudden drop in your blood pressure when you change positions. To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • Talk to your doctor in case you develop hallucinations or other changes in your behavior.
  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor.
  • For restless leg syndrome, take this medicine 2 to 3 hours before bedtime.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Pramitrem with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Norma
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Loxaris
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): R Zep
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Sparsun
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Altoxin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Indizole, Itracip, Itraspan
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Vincip, Alticip
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Adflox
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Liflo
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Gametop
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Pramitrem

My father is suffering from Parkinson's disease from last 3 years.From June 2016 we have changed the doctor and she is suggested to take syndopa plus ,syndopa Cr and amantral.from last 14 days ,my father's behaviour suddenly changed,mood has changed.his behaviour becomes suspesious about us.he was denying to take the medicine and become violent.so we admitted him in hospital.our neurologist suggested that he may have schizophrenia has he is having psychotic history.may be because of that he is behaving like this.so now we have psychiatrist treatment also with it.i am really confused.is he suffering because of Parkinson's or he is really having psychological problem.please guide me
Dr. Vikas Sharma
Neurologist
some forms of parkinsons may be associate d with psychosisother ccauses of psychosis need to be excluded like thyroid disease, vitamin b12 deficinecy , brain infection
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FAQs

Q. Is pramipexole a steroid/ benzodiazepine/ opiate/ mono amine oxidase inhibitor/ narcotic/ controlled substance?

No, pramipexole is not a steroid/ benzodiazepine/ opiate/ mono amine oxidase inhibitor/ narcotic/ controlled substance

Q. Is pramipexole addictive?

Pramipexole is not known to be addictive

Q. Is pramipexole safe?

Pramipexole is safe at a dose and for a duration recommended by your doctor for your specific condition

Q. Does pramipexole cause hair loss/ constipation/ weight gain/ sleepiness/ give a high feeling/ weight loss/ increased libido/ insomnia?

Pramipexole is not known to cause hair loss/ give a high feeling. Constipation/ weight gain/ sleepiness/ weight loss/ increased libido are side effects of pramipexole. If you observe any side effect while on therapy, inform your doctor immediately

Q. Can I take ibuprofen with pramipexole?

There are no known adverse events on taking ibuprofen with pramipexole. However, follow the advice of doctor before taking any medication when on pramipexole therapy.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 1st Dec 2017.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd., 8-2-337, Road No. 3, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana 500034, INDIA
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