Ropitor 0.5mg Tablet

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Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Ropitor 0.5mg Tablet

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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 (RLS).
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Side effects of Ropitor Tablet

Common

Headache, Dizziness, Fainting, Sleepiness, Vomiting, Weakness, Nausea, Edema, 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. It is better to take Ropitor 0.5mg Tablet 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Ropitor 0.5mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Ropitor 0.5mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Ropitor 0.5mg Tablet should be used with caution during lact
ation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Ropitor 0.5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.

Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
SAFE
Ropitor 0.5mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Ropitor 0.5mg Tablet is recommended.

Caution to be advised in patients with severe impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Perinorm Injection, Serenace 5mg Injection 1ml, Flugee 150mg Tablet, Oflomac Suspension

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Ropitor 0.5mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for 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.
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