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Ropitor 0.5mg Tablet

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Ropitor 0.5 MG Description

Ropitor Tablet contains ropinirole as its active ingredient. It is used for the treatment of restless legs syndrome where patients have a strong desire to move their legs, arms or other part of their ...
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ContainsRopinirole(0.5 Mg)
UsesRestless legs syndrome, Parkinson's disease
Side effectsFainting, sleepiness, dizziness, restlessness
ClassificationANTI-PARKINSONIAN
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Uses of Ropitor 0.5 MG

  • Ropitor Tablet is used for the treatment of symptoms in medical conditions called Restless legs syndrome where patients have a strong desire to move their legs, arms or other parts of their body.
  • For the treatment of Parkinson's disease characterised by impaired posture and balance, shakiness, stiffness of muscle and inability to perform basic body movements.

Contraindications of Ropitor 0.5 MG

  • If you are allergic to Ropinirole or any of the other ingredients of Ropitor Tablet.
  • If you have any serious kidney or liver disease.

Side effects of Ropitor 0.5 MG

  • Fainting
  • Sleepiness
  • Dizziness
  • Restlessness
  • Unusual perception
  • Nausea, vomiting or pain in the stomach
  • Swelling of legs, hand or feet

Precautions and Warnings of Ropitor 0.5 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Ropitor Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Limited information is available on the use of Ropitor Tablet in pregnancy. Use this medicine in pregnancy only if prescribed by your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Ropitor Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Components of Ropitor Tablet are known to be excreted in milk, this medicine should be avoided if you are breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Ropitor Tablet?
A:
This medicine causes sleepiness, dizziness, unusual perceptions. If you are taking this medicine avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Ropitor Tablet?
A:
Drinking alcohol along with medicine increase sleepiness and dizziness therefore alcohol drinking should be avoided while taking this medicine

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have liver disease, kidney disease or heart disease.
  • You are pregnant or planning to be pregnant.
  • You have restlessness, shaking movement or slowed movement.
  • You have serious mental problem.
  • You are experiencing unusual change in your behaviour.

Mode of Action of Ropitor 0.5 MG

How Does It Work?

Ropitor Tablet works by promoting the action of dopamine, a chemical in the brain that controls the movement in the brain.

Directions for Use of Ropitor 0.5 MG

  • Ropitor Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • You should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Ropitor 0.5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Concomitant use of Ropitor Tablet with antibiotic such as ciprofloxacin ciprofloxacin
  • This Tablet when taken along with sulpiride or metoclopramide cause a decrease in the effectiveness of this medicine
  • Discuss with your doctor about all other medicines, herbal preparations and supplements you are consuming before starting with Ropitor Tablet.

Storage and disposal of Ropitor 0.5 MG

  • Store Ropitor Tablet at a temperature not above 25°C in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Ropitor 0.5 MG

Overdose

  • Symptoms of overdose of Ropitor Tablet include dizziness, sleepiness, tiredness, nausea or vomiting, unusual perceptions. If you have taken too much of this medicine then contact your doctor or reach ...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of Ropitor Tablet then take it as soon as you remember. If it's already time for the next dose then skip the missed dose and follow the regular dosing schedule.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How does Ropitor Tablet work?

A: Ropitor Tablet contains ropinirole which works by doing similar actions performed by dopamine, a chemical found in the brain and helps to relieve symptoms of a medical condition called 'restless legs syndrome'.

Q: Why does Ropitor Tablet cause nausea?

A: Ropitor Tablet contains ropinirole which a has similar action as that of brain chemical dopamine. It stimulates the centre for vomiting in the brain and causes symptoms such as nausea and vomiting as its side effects.

Q: When should Ropitor Tablet to be taken?

A: Ropitor Tablet should be taken just before bedtime but it can be taken 3 hours before going to sleep.

Q: Can Ropitor Tablet cause itching?

A: Ropitor Tablet can cause itching as its side effect but it is not common. Itching may indicate an allergy to this medicine, if you experience itching consult your doctor.
Product Details
Brand
ROPITOR
Expires on or After
26/09/2022
Last Updated on: 26 May 2022 | 09:30 AM (IST)

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