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Ropitor 0.5mg Tablet

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Composition for Ropitor 0.5mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Ropitor 0.5mg Tablet

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
MRP
59.58
₹5.96/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Ropitor Tablet

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Uses of Ropitor Tablet

Ropitor 0.5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of Parkinson's disease and restless leg syndrome.
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Ropitor Tablet side effects

Common

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

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How to use Ropitor 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. Ropitor 0.5mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Ropitor Tablet works

Ropitor 0.5mg Tablet works by increasing the action of dopamine, a chemical messenger that is needed to control movement in the brain.

In Depth Information on Ropitor Tablet

Expert advice for Ropitor 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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Ropitor Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Ropitor Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Ropitor 0.5mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ropitor 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Ropitor 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.
Ropitor 0.5mg Tablet suppresses serum prolactin and may interfere with breastfeeding.
Driving
Ropitor 0.5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Ropitor 0.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ropitor 0.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Ropitor 0.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ropitor 0.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Ropitor 0.5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with the severe liver disease.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Ropitor Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Ropinirole

Ropitor doesn't seem to have habit forming potential. It belongs to schedule H and is not controlled substance in India
Ropitor 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
Ropitor 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
Ropitor 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.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Ropitor with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Ropitor with Pimozide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid
Ropitor with Trifluoperazine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Trifluoperazine: Espazine
Ropitor with Haloperidol
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Halopik, Hypnodol, Senorm, Kividol, Trancodol, Helinase, Typidol, Talendol, Trikonace
Ropitor with Loxapine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Loxapine: Loxacon, Loxapax, Loxpin, Loxacalm C
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Oxymetazoline (topical): Zoamet
Ropitor with Penfluridol
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol
Ropitor with Thioridazine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Thioridazine: T Zine, Thioril, Tridaz, Multizine, Ridazin
Ropitor with Flupenthixol
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Flupenthixol: Fluanxol, Spenzo, Anxiset
Ropitor with Xylometazoline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Xylometazoline: Orinase, Naso Wikoryl
Ropitor with Oxymetazoline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Oxymetazoline: Xynolube
Ropitor with Metoclopramide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Metoclopramide: Reglan, Metocontin, Perinorm, Avinorm, Almet, Reggi
Ropitor with Chlorpromazine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Relitil, Chlopro, Prazin, Salichlor, Chlorotame, Zinetil
Ropitor with Prulifloxacin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Prulifloxacin: Percin, Prulif, Superquin
Ropitor with Moxifloxacin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Moxifloxacin: Unomox, Mofloren Unims, Staxom, Intramox
Ropitor with Pefloxacin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pefloxacin: Pelox, Perti
Ropitor with Pazufloxazin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pazufloxazin: Pazubid
Ropitor with Voriconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Voriconazole: Vosicaz, Vorizol, Voraze, Rextro, Vhope, Vonaz, Vocozo, Voritek, Voritrop, Vorifit, Vorzu, Voritrol, Vfend, Vorizef
Ropitor with Gemifloxacin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Gemifloxacin: Geminex, Gemexin, Gemif, Gemsharp, Gemibid, G Cin A, G Floren
Ropitor with Terizidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Terizidone: Tericox
Ropitor with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal, Hyphoral
Ropitor with Terbinafine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Terbinafine: Terbicutis, Tzorg, Terbicide, Tinazen, Zygter, Terfast, Fluty TF, Terbit
Ropitor with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itrasig, Itracan, Candiforce, Canditral, Onitraz, Iycotizol, Itrasys, Syntran, Nixitral, I-Tyza, Afderm, Itraderm, IT Mac
Ropitor with Garenoxacin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Garenoxacin: Zinox
Ropitor with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Ropitor with Balofloxacin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Balofloxacin: B Cin, Bazostar
Ropitor with Norfloxacin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Norfloxacin: Uroflox, Harflox, Nor U, Norga, Norflox LB, Norflox, Norspan, Norstar, Norbid, Nitdin, Nogit
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