SINEMET EXTRA 25mg Tablet 100s

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Drug Strength: 25mg
Drug Form : Tablet
Pack Size : 100s
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Carbidopa:25mg + Levodopa:100mg | Drugs used in parkinsonism

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    Manufactured / Marketed By : Obs Product Form : TabletPack Size : 100sIngredients : Carbidopa:25mg + Levodopa:100mgGeneric Category : Drugs used in parkinsonism

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    How it works

    SINEMET EXTRA 25mg Tablet 100s gets converted into dopamine in the brain and relieves the symptoms of Parkinson's disease. SINEMET EXTRA 25mg Tablet 100s prevents the breakdown of SINEMET EXTRA 25mg Tablet 100s in the bloodstream and the stomach, which is effective in increasing the amount of SINEMET EXTRA 25mg Tablet 100s available for transport to the brain. Their combination is thus better effective for treating the symptoms of Parkinson's disease.

    Side effects

    Major & minor side effects for SINEMET EXTRA 25mg Tablet 100s

    • Fever
    • Dizziness
    • Headache severe
    • Depression
    • Hallucinations
    • Dry mouth
    • Nausea and Vomiting
    • Uncontrolled body movements
    • Fainting severe
    • Confusion severe
    • Feeling sad or empty severe
    • Abdominal or stomach pain
    • Irregular heartbeat

    Uses of SINEMET EXTRA 25mg Tablet 100s

    What is it prescribed for?

    • Parkinson's Disease

      This medicine is used to treat the symptoms of Parkinson's disease and Parkinson-like symptoms associated with some other diseases. These symptoms may include shakiness, stiffness, slowness of movement, etc.

    Concerns

    Frequently asked questions

    • Onset of action

      The effect of this medicine can be observed within 15 minutes of administration of the dose.

    • Duration of Effect

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

    • Safe with Alchohol?

      Consumption of alcohol during treatment with this medicine may increase the risk of severe side effects. These side effects may include 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 if you consume alcohol while taking this medicine.

    • 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 absolutely 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 25mg Tablet 100s , or any other inactive ingredients present along with these medicines.

    • Narrow angle glaucoma

      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.

    • Nonselective monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs)

      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.

    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 absolutely 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
    • 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.

    • Compulsive Behaviors

      This medicine should be used with caution due to the increased risk of impulsive or compulsive behaviors. These may include an intense urge to gamble, binge eat, or spend money. Close monitoring of the patients for any change in behavior and mood is recommended during treatment with this medicine. Any unusual symptoms should be reported to the doctor on priority. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

    • Liver Diseases

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function tests, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition of the patient.

    • Kidney Diseases

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from kidney diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of kidney function tests, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition of the patient.

    • Cardiovascular diseases

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from cardiovascular diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of heart function and vital signs, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition of the patient.

    • Use in Pediatrics

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients less than 18 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

    • 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 the 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 of the patient.

    • Low blood pressure levels

      This medicine may increase the risk of orthostatic hypotension, a condition where the blood pressure drops suddenly when the patient stands up from a sitting or a lying position. 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 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 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
    • Nitrofurantoin moderate
    • Amiodarone moderate
    • Captopril moderate
    • 5-Hydroxytryptophan moderate
    • Alprazolam moderate
    • Atorvastatin moderate
    • Furosemide 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. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases 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 the 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.

    • severe

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of cardiovascular diseases due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of heart function and vital signs is recommended for such patients. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

    • 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. Patients should be monitored closely for any changes in behavior and mood. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

    • severe

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a history of Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome due to the increased risk of severe side effects. These side effects may include altered mental status, a very high body temperature, irregular pulse or blood pressure, etc. Close monitoring of the patients for any unusual symptoms is necessary. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be considered based on the clinical condition of the patient.

    General Instructions

    Take this medicine with or without food, as advised by your doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller 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

    • Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor
    • To be taken as instructed by doctor
    • Causes sleepiness

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    One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver SINEMET EXTRA 25mg 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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