SINEMET EXTRA 50mg Tablet 100s

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Drug Strength: 50mg
Drug Form : Tablet
Pack Size : 100s
Does this requires a prescription ?Yes

Carbidopa:50mg | Drugs used in parkinsonism

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  • Manufactured / Marketed By : Obs Product Form : TabletPack Size : 100sIngredients : Carbidopa:50mgGeneric Category : Drugs used in parkinsonism

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    How it works

    SINEMET EXTRA 50mg Tablet 100s works by preventing levodopa from being broken down before it reaches the brain.

    Side effects

    Major & minor side effects for SINEMET EXTRA 50mg Tablet 100s

    • Fatigue
    • Fever
    • Dizziness
    • Headache
    • Depression
    • Hallucinations
    • Abdominal pain
    • Dry mouth
    • Nausea and Vomiting
    • Uncontrolled body movements

    Uses of SINEMET EXTRA 50mg Tablet 100s

    What is it prescribed for?

    • Parkinson's Disease

      This medicine is used along with levodopa to treat symptoms of Parkinson's disease.

    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 effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 5 to 24 hours.

    • Safe with Alchohol?

      Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

    • Is it habit forming?

      No habit-forming tendencies were reported.

    • Usage in pregnancy?

      This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

    • Usage while breast-feeding?

      This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue breastfeeding or to discontinue the drug based on your clinical condition.

    When not to use?

    • Allergy

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to SINEMET EXTRA 50mg Tablet 100s or any other inactive ingredient present along with it.

    Warnings

    Warnings for special population
    • Pregnancy

      This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

    • Breast-feeding

      This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue breastfeeding or to discontinue the drug based on your clinical condition.

    General Warnings
    • Hallucinations

      This medicine should be used with caution due to an increased risk of severe side effects such as hallucinations, psychotic episodes, and confusion. The risk is especially higher in the elderly patients. Close monitoring of patients for any changes in mood and behavior is recommended during treatment with this medicine. Any unusual symptoms should be reported 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. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition.

    • MAO Inhibitors

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients who are taking nonselective monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) or have taken these medicines in the past 14 days due to the increased risk of severe drug-drug interactions. It is advised that patients should inform the doctor about all their current medicines including herbs and supplements before beginning therapy with this medicine.

    • Falling asleep during daily activities

      This medicine should be used with caution due to the increased risk of side effects such as dizziness, fainting, and drowsiness. This may cause you to fall asleep during your day-to-day activities. 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.

    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 double your 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
    • 5-Hydroxytryptophan moderate
    • Droxidopa moderate
    Disease interactions
    • severe

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of narrow-angle glaucoma due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

    • severe

      This medicine may increase the risk of orthostatic hypotension. This risk is especially higher in patients receiving high blood pressure medicines and elderly patients. Close monitoring of blood pressure may be necessary for such patients based on the clinical condition. Patients are advised to get up slowly from a sitting or a lying position to avoid fainting and falling. 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.

    • severe

      This medicine 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. Close monitoring of patients for any changes in behavior or mood may be 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.

    • moderate

      This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with a known history of depression due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of patients for any changes in behavior or mood may be 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.

    General Instructions

    Take this medicine with or without food. Do not take in larger amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.

    Other details

    • Take this medicine with or without food. Do not take in larger amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
    • To be taken as instructed by doctor
    • May cause sleepiness

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    One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver SINEMET EXTRA 50mg Tablet 100s. 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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