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Ptempt 2 mg Tablet


Overview

Ptempt Tablet side effects

Common
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Constipation
  • Blurred vision
  • Dizziness
  • Stomach upset
  • Headache
  • Difficulty in urination
  • Nervousness

How to use Ptempt 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. Ptempt 2 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Ptempt Tablet works

Ptempt 2 mg Tablet is an anticholinergic medication. It works by decreasing the activity of a chemical messenger (acetylcholine) in the brain. This improves muscle control and reduces stiffness in Parkinson's disease. It also improves movement disorder (restlessness, involuntary movements or muscle spasm) caused by certain other medicines.

Ptempt Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Ptempt 2 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ptempt 2 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Ptempt 2 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Ptempt 2 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Ptempt 2 mg Tablet can cause blurring of vision, dizziness, mild nausea, and mental confusion in some cases. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Ptempt 2 mg 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.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Ptempt 2 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Ptempt 2 mg 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.
  • 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. 
  • Inform your doctor if you suffer from  glaucoma or if you have trouble passing urine.
  • Do not stop taking Ptempt 2 mg Tablet without talking  to your doctor first as that may cause worsening of symptoms.

Patient Concerns

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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?
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FAQs

Q. Is Ptempt a narcotic? Can I get high after taking Ptempt?

No, Ptempt is not a narcotic. However, its hallucinogenic and euphoriant properties may make the people abuse its use.

Q. Does Ptempt make you drowsy?

Yes, Ptempt may cause drowsiness in some cases. Some people may even experience difficulty in falling asleep. Do not drive or operate heavy machinery when you experience drowsiness or if it causes blurring of vision, dizziness, mild nausea and mental confusion.

Q. What happens if more than the recommended doses of Ptempt are taken?

Taking more than the recommended doses of Ptempt may cause flushing of the skin, nausea, vomiting, dilated pupils, increased heartbeat, rapid respiration, fever, increase in blood pressure, and dryness of mouth, tongue and skin. A rash may appear on the face or upper trunk. You may also experience restlessness, confusion, hallucinations, paranoid and psychotic reactions, incoordination, delirium (a state of mental confusion and emotional disruption) and occasionally convulsions.

Q. Does Ptempt cause weight gain?

Yes, Ptempt may cause weight gain. If you are concerned about your weight gain, consult a dietician for diet plan, exercise regularly, and eat a healthy and nutritious diet.

Q. Can I crush Ptempt?

No, Ptempt should not be crushed. It should be swallowed as a whole with a glass of water. Consult your doctor if you are not sure about how to take this medicine.

Q. Can I take Ptempt with food?

Ptempt may be taken before or after meals according to the effects experienced by the patient. If Ptempt tends to dry the mouth excessively, it may be better to take it before meals, unless it causes nausea. If taken after meals, it may cause induced thirst which can be reduced by peppermint, chewing gum, or water.

Q. For how long do I need to take Ptempt?

You should continue taking Ptempt as long as your doctor advises you. In some cases, the use of Ptempt may continue indefinitely. Such patients are often kept under careful observation for a longer period of time.

Q. What if I stop taking Ptempt abruptly?

You should not stop taking Ptempt without consulting your doctor as your symptoms may get worse. If you feel your dose needs to be lowered, then consult your doctor who will reduce your dose gradually.

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