GEF 0.25mg Tablet 10s

 100.00

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Drug Strength: 0.25mg
Drug Form : Tablet
Pack Size : 10s

Ropinirole (HCl):0.25mg | Drugs used in parkinsonism

Alternate brands of GEF 0.25mg Tablet 10s

Brand Name Price Savings
ROPIROL 0.25mg Tablet 1x10s  100.00 You can save 0
ROPIZAM 0.25mg Tablet 21s  199.00 You will pay -99 more
XMG 0.25mg Tablet 14s  133.00 You will pay -33 more
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Manufactured / Marketed By : Werrick Product Form : TabletPack Size : 10sIngredients : Ropinirole (HCl):0.25mgGeneric Category : Drugs used in parkinsonism

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How it works

GEF 0.25mg Tablet 10s works by acting in place of dopamine, a natural substance in the brain that is needed to control movement.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for GEF 0.25mg Tablet 10s

  • Confusion
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Swelling of legs
  • Weakness
  • Stomach pain
  • Blurred vision
  • Chest pain
  • Sweating

Uses of GEF 0.25mg Tablet 10s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Parkinson's disease

    This medicine is used to relieve the symptoms of Parkinson's disease such as difficulty with body movements, restlessness, shaking of the limbs, anxiety, poor balance, etc. Restless legs syndrome (RLS)

  • Restless legs syndrome (RLS)

    This medicine is used in the treatment of restless legs syndrome (RLS), a condition characterized by a constant urge to move the legs, especially when sitting or lying down during nighttime.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.

  • Duration of Effect

    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Consumption of alcohol with this medicine may increase the risk of side effects such as confusion, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, weakness, and fainting. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating machinery while taking this medicine. Your doctor/dietitian will suggest appropriate changes in your diet to avoid such side effects.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendency has been reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking this medicine.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking this medicine.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to GEF 0.25mg Tablet 10s or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking this medicine.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking this medicine.

General Warnings
  • Driving or operating machinery

    This medicine may cause dizziness or drowsiness in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms during treatment with this medicine.

  • Hallucinations/Psychotic-like Behavior

    This medicine should be used with extreme caution in elderly patients due to the increased risk of central nervous system (CNS) side effects. These side effects may include hallucinations and psychotic behaviour. Close monitoring of patients for any changes in behaviour or mood is necessary during treatment with this medicine. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

  • Hepatic and renal impairment

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of liver and kidney diseases due to the increased risk of severe side effects. Close monitoring of liver and kidney function may be necessary for such patients. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative should be done under your doctor's supervision.

  • Impulse Control/Compulsive Behaviors

    This medicine should be used with caution due to the increased risk of change in the patient's behavior. Patients should be closely monitored for any changes in behavior or mood. Any unusual symptoms should be reported to the doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not apply a double dose to make up for the missed dose.

  • Overdose

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Amitriptyline moderate
  • Fluoxetine moderate
  • Amiodarone moderate
  • Ciprofloxacin moderate
  • Alprazolam moderate
Disease interactions
  • severe

    This medicine may increase the risk of orthostatic hypotension. Close monitoring of blood pressure is recommended in patients receiving this medicine. Patients are advised to get up slowly from a sitting or lying position to avoid falling or fainting due to a sudden drop in the blood pressure. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

  • severe

    This medicine should not be recommended for use in patients with a known history of psychotic disorders due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be done under your doctor's supervision.

  • moderate

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of cardiovascular diseases due to the increased risk of serious side effects. Close monitoring of heart function may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient. Report any unusual side effects to the doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative should be done under your doctor's supervision.

  • moderate

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a history of kidney diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of kidney function is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

  • This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a history of liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Food interactions
  • Using caffeine with this medicine may increase the effects of Ropark 0.25 mg Tablet. This may cause side effects such as confusion, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, weakness, and fainting. Report any such symptoms to the doctor on priority. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating machinery while taking this medicine. Your doctor/dietitian will suggest appropriate changes in your diet to avoid such side effects.

General Instructions

Take this medicine exactly as instructed by the doctor. Do not take larger amounts than prescribed. Seek emergency medical treatment in case of any severe side effects. Ensure that the course of treatment is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.

Other details

  • To be taken with food
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • Causes sleepiness

References

Additional Information>

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver GEF 0.25mg Tablet 10s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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