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Rasipar 0.5 mg Tablet

Ajanta Pharma Ltd

Composition for Rasipar 0.5 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Rasipar 0.5 mg Tablet

10 tablets in 1 strip
Medicine Overview of Rasipar Tablet

Uses of Rasipar Tablet

Rasipar 0.5 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of Parkinson's disease.

Rasipar Tablet side effects


Side Effects of Rasipar are Joint pain, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Dyspepsia, Influenza like symptoms, Depression, Cough, Peripheral edema.

How to use Rasipar 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. Rasipar 0.5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Rasipar Tablet works

Rasipar 0.5 mg Tablet works by increasing the amount of dopamine, a chemical messenger that is needed to control movement in the brain.
In Depth Information on Rasipar Tablet

Expert advice for Rasipar Tablet

  • You have been prescribed Rasipar 0.5 mg Tablet to treat your symptoms of Parkinson's disease.
  • It can be taken with or without food or as directed by your doctor.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Rasipar 0.5 mg Tablet can make you very sleepy.
  • Rasipar 0.5 mg Tablet can make you dizzy or lightheaded, especially when you suddenly stand up from sitting or laying down.
  • Let your doctor know if you are also taking medicines for depression or mood disorders.
  • Do not stop taking Rasipar 0.5 mg Tablet suddenly. Sudden stopping may cause confusion, stiff muscles and a high fever.
  • As a precaution, foods high in tyramine (eg. aged cheeses, air-dried meats, soy sauce, tap/draft beers and red wines) should be avoided when taking Rasipar 0.5 mg Tablet, as it may cause an unsafe rise in your blood pressure.
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Rasipar Tablet related warnings

Special precautions for Rasipar Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Rasipar 0.5 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.
Rasipar 0.5 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
It is not known whether Rasipar 0.5 mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Rasipar 0.5 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Rasipar 0.5 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Rasipar 0.5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Rasipar 0.5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Rasipar 0.5 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with moderate and severe liver disease.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Rasipar

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
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

Frequently asked questions about Rasipar Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Rasagiline
Q. Is Rasipar generic?
Yes, Rasipar is a generic drug and also is available with different brands
Q. What is Rasipar used for/ what is Rasipar mesylate?
Rasipar.Rasipar mesylate is used along with or without levodopa to treat Parkinson's disease (nervous system disorder characterized by slow movements)
Q. Can I take Benadryl (diphenhydramine)/ Xanax (alprazolam) with Azilect (rasagiline)?
Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and Xanax (alprazolam) are reported to cause side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Please follow your doctor's advice regarding its use
Q. Can I take Tylenol (paracetamol)/Advil (ibuprofen)/ Aleve (naproxen) with Azilect (rasagiline)?
Taking other drugs like Tylenol (paracetamol)/ Advil (ibuprofen)/Aleve (naproxen) along with Azilect (rasagiline) does not cause any harmful effects. Please follow your doctor's advice regarding its use.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Rasipar with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Rasipar with Ciprofloxacin
Medicines with composition Ciprofloxacin: Vincip, Alticip, Ciper, Cipsyte, Spacip, Ciprokon
Rasipar with Sparfloxacin
Medicines with composition Sparfloxacin: Sparsun
Rasipar with Promethazine
Medicines with composition Promethazine: Pplusp
Rasipar with Tramadol
Medicines with composition Tramadol: Tremash, Tropidol, Dolfi, Cradol, Rimol, Aldol T
Rasipar with Gemifloxacin
Medicines with composition Gemifloxacin: Gametop
Rasipar with Gatifloxacin
Medicines with composition Gatifloxacin: Adflox, Limaflox, Gatifa, Abgate, Nuquin
Rasipar with Paroxetine
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Leparox, Prx
Rasipar with Escitalopram
Medicines with composition Escitalopram: Kopram
Rasipar with Norfloxacin
Medicines with composition Norfloxacin: Nordip
Rasipar with Cyproheptadine
Medicines with composition Cyproheptadine: Cyphoden

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