Ropiro 0.25mg Tablet

Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Ropiro 0.25mg Tablet

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10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Ropiro Tablet


Uses of Ropiro Tablet

Ropiro 0.25mg Tablet is used in the treatment of Parkinson's disease and restless leg syndrome.

Side effects of Ropiro Tablet


Headache, Dizziness, Fainting, Sleepiness, Vomiting, Weakness, Nausea, Edema, Abnormality of voluntary movements, Dyspepsia, Hallucination, Confusion, Viral infection.


How to use Ropiro 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. Ropiro 0.25mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Ropiro Tablet works

Ropiro 0.25mg Tablet works by increasing the action of dopamine, a chemical messenger that is needed to control movement in the brain.

In Depth Information on Ropiro Tablet

Expert advice for Ropiro Tablet

  • Do not use ropinirole, if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to ropinirole or any of the ingredients in the medicine.
  • Patient taking ropinirole are advised to exercise caution while driving or operating machines as it can cause excessive sleepiness.
  • Avoid taking ropinirole if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breastfeeding.
  • Do not take ropinirole, if you have severe heart problems; serious mental health problem; experienced unusual urges (like excessive sexual behavior or gambling etc.); undergoing hormone replacement therapy.
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Ropiro Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Ropiro Tablet
Ropiro 0.25mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Ropiro 0.25mg 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.
Ropiro 0.25mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.

Ropiro 0.25mg Tablet suppresses serum prolactin and may interfere with breastfeeding.
Ropiro 0.25mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Ropiro 0.25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ropiro 0.25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Ropiro 0.25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ropiro 0.25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Ropiro 0.25mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with the severe liver disease.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Perinorm Injection, Itragreat 100mg Capsule, Flutis 150mg Tablet, Ofrivid Suspension

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Ropiro Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Ropinirole

Ropiro doesn't seem to have habit forming potential. It belongs to schedule H and is not controlled substance in India
Ropiro is not a mono amine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) or opiate narcotic or pain killer or muscle relaxer. It has dopamine stimulant action and acts to stop urge to move limbs unnecessarily
Ropiro is safe when taken at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Can I take Requip (ropinirole) with Ambien (Zolpidem)/ tramadol/ Vicodin (hydrocodone)/ ibuprofen/ Benadryl?
Using Ambien (zolpidem) or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or Vicodin (acetaminophen / hydrocodone) or tramadol together with Requip (ropinirole) may increase side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Ibuprofen when taken with Requip (ropinirole) doesn't seem to produce any interactions
Ropiro may cause sleepiness but it doesn't cause weight gain, constipation and dry mouth. It doesn't seem to lower pain to get person high.

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