Requip tablet 0.25 mg 21’s

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Drug Strength: 0.25 mg
Drug Form : Tablet
Pack Size : 21s
Does this requires a prescription ?Yes

Requip tablet contains Ropinirole | belongs to Dopamine agonist, dopaminergic agent

SKU: pu_pg_19868_27437 Categories: ,

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    How it works

    Requip tablet 0.25 mg 21’s works by helping to restore the balance of a certain natural substance (dopamine) in the brain.

    Side effects

    Major & minor side effects for Requip tablet 0.25 mg 21’s

    • Confusion severe
    • Dizziness severe
    • Fainting severe
    • Nausea and Vomiting severe
    • Swelling of legs severe
    • Weakness severe
    • Abdominal and stomach pain severe
    • Blurred vision severe
    • Chest pain severe
    • Sweating severe
    • Anxiety severe

    Uses of Requip tablet 0.25 mg 21’s

    What is it prescribed for?

    • Parkinson's disease

      Requip tablet 0.25 mg 21’s 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)

      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 time until which this medicine remains active in the body is 6 to 8 hours.

    • 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 Requip tablet 0.25 mg 21’s .

    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
    • Drowsiness or fainting during daily activities

      Requip tablet 0.25 mg 21’s should be used with extreme caution due to the increased risk of side effects such as dizziness, fainting, and drowsiness. 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.

    • Hallucinations/Psychotic-like Behavior

      Requip tablet 0.25 mg 21’s 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 behavior. Close monitoring of patients for any changes in behavior 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 kidney and liver 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

      If a dose of Requip tablet 0.25 mg 21’s is missed, take the dose as soon as you remember it. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next dose. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one.

    • 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

      Requip tablet 0.25 mg 21’s 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

      Requip tablet 0.25 mg 21’s is not 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.

    Food interactions
    • Using caffeine with this medicine may increase the effects of Requip tablet 0.25 mg 21’s . 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 Requip tablet 0.25 mg 21’s 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>

    what are the adverse effects of Requip tablet 0.25 mg 21’s?

    GI upset, nausea, abdominal pain, somnolence, leg oedema, nervousness, dizziness, fatigue, syncope, hypotension, bradycardia, dyskinesias, hallucinations, confusion. Rarely, sudden onset of sleep (warn patient).

    What happens if I miss a dose of Requip tablet 0.25 mg 21’s?

    Adults: Parkinson’s disease: Week 1: 0.25 mg three times daily with meals. Week 2: 0.5 mg three times daily. Week 3: 0.75 mg three times daily. Week 4: 1 mg three times daily. If necessary, continue to titrate in wkly increments of up to 3 mg daily. Symptom control may be seen at 3 – 9 mg daily; max 24 mg daily.
    Idiopathic restless legs syndrome: Initially 0.25 mg once daily at bed time for 2 days. If well tolerated, increase to 0.5 mg once daily for remainder of wk 1. Increase if necessary by 0.5 mg per wk to usual dose of 2 mg once daily; max 4 mg once daily.
    Children: Not recommended.

    One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Requip tablet 0.25 mg 21’s. 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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