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 0.5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
You will be regularly monitored for the development of impulse control disorders (psychiatric disorder with failure to resist a temptation, urge to harm oneself or others).
Be aware of the behavioral symptoms of impulse control disorders like compulsions, obsessive thoughts, repetitive behavior shown as inability to resist impulses to gamble (pathological gambling), increased sexual desire (libido), hypersexuality, impulsive behavior and compulsive spending or buying.
Use of rasagiline is associated with a higher risk of skin cancer. Seek advice for necessary precaution.
Do not take rasagiline along with drugs like fluoxetine or fluvoxamine, dextromethorphan or sympathomimetics such as ephedrine or pseudoephedrine.
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or are breastfeeding.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Rasipar 0.5mg 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 0.5mg 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 0.5mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Rasipar 0.5mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Rasipar 0.5mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Rasipar 0.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Rasipar 0.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Rasipar 0.5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with moderate and severe liver disease.
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.