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Remipex 0.125 mg Tablet


Overview

Remipex Tablet side effects

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

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

How Remipex Tablet works

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

Remipex Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Remipex 0.125 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Remipex 0.125 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
CAUTION
Remipex 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.
Remipex 0.125 mg Tablet suppresses serum prolactin and may interfere with breastfeeding.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Remipex 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
Remipex 0.125 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Remipex 0.125 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Remipex 0.125 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Remipex 0.125 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Remipex 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.
  • For restless leg syndrome, take this medicine 2 to 3 hours before bedtime.
  • 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 Remipex 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.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop compulsive behaviors that are hard to control, such as binge eating, gambling, spending money, and sexual urges.
  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Remipex with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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LIFE-THREATENING
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
Brand(s): Sparsun
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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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.

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