ROPARK 0.25 MG TABLET

Generic : Ropinirole (0.25mg)

Treatment : Parkinson ,Restless Leg Syndrome

Pack size  : 10 (Tablet)

Manufacturer : Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Made In : INDIA

UNIT PRICE

$1.47

PRODUCT INTRODUCTION

Ropark 0.25 Tablet is used in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease and restless leg syndrome (an urge to move the legs usually accompanied or caused by uncomfortable and unpleasant leg sensations). It helps to treat excessive shaking by slowing down the body movements.

Ropark 0.25 Tablet should be taken with food. However, take it at the same time each day as this helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body. Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor and if you have missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember it. You should never skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. It is important that this medication is not stopped suddenly without talking to your doctor.

 

BENEFITS OF ROPARK TABLET

In Parkinson’s disease

Ropark 0.25 Tablet helps relieve symptoms of Parkinson’s disease such as tremors, muscle stiffness, and difficulty moving. It increases the amount of a chemical called dopamine in the brain which helps in the coordination of body movements. This medicine can therefore enhance the quality of life by improving the ability to carry out daily functions in a better manner.

In Restless leg syndrome

Restless leg syndrome is a condition that causes an uncontrollable urge to move your legs, usually because of an uncomfortable sensation. It typically happens in the evening or nighttime hours when you’re sitting or lying down. Moving or walking, that is change in posture, will control the unpleasant feeling temporarily. Ropark 0.25 Tablet helps to relieve this uncomfortable urge and calms these sensations. Take it as advised by the doctor to get the maximum relief.

 

HOW TO USE ROPARK 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. Ropark 0.25 Tablet is to be taken with food.

 

HOW ROPARK TABLET WORKS

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

 

SAFETY ADVICE

warnings

Alcohol

CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Ropark 0.25 Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
warnings

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ropark 0.25 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
warnings

Breast feeding

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ropark 0.25 Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Ropark 0.25 Tablet suppresses serum prolactin and may interfere with breastfeeding.
warnings

Driving

UNSAFE
Ropark 0.25 Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
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Kidney

CAUTION
Ropark 0.25 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ropark 0.25 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver

CAUTION
Ropark 0.25 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ropark 0.25 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Ropark 0.25 Tablet is not recommended in patients with the severe liver disease.

 

Drug Interactions

  • AMISULPRIDE
  • PROPOXYPHENE
  • SODIUM OXYBATE

 

 

SIDE EFFECTS

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Ropark

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Fainting
  • Sleepiness
  • Vomiting
  • Weakness
  • Nausea
  • Edema (swelling)
  • Abnormality of voluntary movements
  • Indigestion
  • Hallucination
  • Confusion
  • Viral infection

FAQ's

Q. What are the warning symptoms that should prompt me to discontinue therapy?

You may develop several warning symptoms that would suggest that the treatment needs to be discontinued. You may develop compulsive behavior such as gambling, increase in sex drive, compulsive shopping and eating. You may notice that your symptoms are getting worse (start earlier than usual or are more intense, affect other parts of the body, such as the arms, and symptoms return early in morning). If you notice these symptoms, consult your doctor immediately.

Q. How long does Ropark 0.25 Tablet take to work?

You may be able to see improvement within a week. However, it may take longer and differs from individual to individual.

Q. Can I stop taking Ropark 0.25 Tablet if I do not see any improvement in my symptoms?

No, you should not stop taking Ropark 0.25 Tablet on your own as you may experience anxiety, depression, lack of interest, tiredness, sweating and severe pain in the leg. The dose should be reduced slowly. In some patients, it may take longer to see improvement but not beyond 12 weeks. Talk to your doctor if you want to stop it.

Q. Can I take gabapentin and Ropark 0.25 Tablet together?

Yes, you can take gabapentin and Ropark 0.25 Tablet together. However, be careful as taking these two medicines together may cause excessive drowsiness, dizziness and decrease your mental alertness. So, you may have to avoid driving, operating machinery or working at heights while taking the two medicines together.

Q. Is Ropark 0.25 Tablet used for pain?

No, Ropark 0.25 Tablet is not used to relieve pain. It acts by increasing the levels of a chemical messenger (dopamine) in the brain, which is deficient in case of restless leg syndrome. This, in turn, relieves the discomfort and reduces the involuntary limb movements that disrupt night-time sleep.

Q. How often can I take Ropark 0.25 Tablet?

For restless leg syndrome, take Ropark 0.25 Tablet once a day. It is usually taken just before bedtime, but you can take it up to 3 hours before going to bed. For Parkinson’s disease, it is usually taken three times a day.

Q. Is Ropark 0.25 Tablet safe?

Yes, Ropark 0.25 Tablet is safe if taken in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. It is a well-tolerated medicine. The common side effects of Ropark 0.25 Tablet are nausea, dizziness, headache, and sleepiness which are typically worse during the first two weeks of treatment and may require dose reduction but rarely discontinuation of drug.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Pack size  – 10

pack form  – tablet

Weight  – 5 (gms)

Dimensions  – 5.5 (cm) x 4.5 (cm) x 1.5 (cm)

MORE INFORMATION

 Information Leaflet

Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.

Important: We advise you to always read the patient information leaflet inside the medication box, as the generic medication may not always entirely match the patient information leaflet listed. Please contact us if you have any questions.

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