Q: What should I discuss with my healthcare expert before taking Ropinirole?
Inform the doctor about your detailed medical and surgical history
Inform your physician if you have any of the following conditions:
High blood pressure
If you are pregnant, lactating or planning a pregnancy
You should also inform about if the restless less symptoms do not decrease
Q: When and how to consume the medicine?
A: Ropinirole should be taken in the exact dose as advised by the physician. Do not take more than the recommended dose of this medicine as overdose of Ropinirole can cause serious problems. Do not chew the extended-release tablet. Take Ropinirole with a full glass of water. It may be taken with or without food. Do not stop the medication suddenly as it may lead to worsening of the condition.
Q: What must be known regarding the storage of Ropinirole?
A: Ropinirole should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture, sunlight and heat. Keep out of the reach of children.
Q: Can I take the drug during pregnancy or lactation?
A: It is advisable to avoid taking Ropinirole during pregnancy and nursing. This drug will be prescribed during pregnancy only if the benefit to the mother outweighs the risk to the fetus. This drug inhibits the secretion of prolactin hormone essential for nursing and thus could potentially inhibit breastfeeding.