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Piribedil

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Uses

Piribedil is used in the treatment of parkinson's disease

How it works

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

Common side effects

Sleepiness, Vomiting, Nausea, Flatulence

Available Medicine

  • ₹210
    Serdia Pharmaceuticals India Pvt Ltd
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Expert advice

• Exercise precaution while taking piribedil if you have history of Raynaud’s disease (reduced blood flow to fingers and toes), psychological problem or kidney failure.
• You may be regularly monitored for any change in blood pressure and any side effects related to eye while on piribedil treatment.
• Do not drive or operate machinery as piribedil may cause dizziness.
• Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
• Should not be given to patients who are allergic to piribedil or any of its ingredients.
• Should not be given to patients with high blood pressure and recent heart attack or any heart disorders. 
• Should not be given to patient with history of metabolic disorders such as fructose intolerance, glucose or galactose malabsorption or sucrase-isomaltase deficiency.
• Should not be given to pregnant and breastfeeding women.


Content on this page was last updated on 10 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)