About the drug:
Pramipex (Pramipexole) is the drug used for the treatment of Parkinson?s disease as well as for the treatment of Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS). The active ingredient present in this drug is-Pramipexole. It is used to treat the symptoms of the Parkinson?s like shakiness, stiffness and difficulty moving etc.
Uses of the drug:
This drug is approved for use in the treatment of Parkinson?s. The drug is only effective in reducing the severity of symptoms brought on by Parkinson?s disease. This drug does not cure the disease.
Working of the drug:
It helps the brain to function better and is used to treat symptoms of Parkinson?s disease, such as stiffness, tremors, muscle spasms, and poor muscle control.
Pramipex 0.25 mg is manufactured by Sun Pharma, India. You can buy Pramipex online at 24x7pharma.com.
Dosage form and strengths:
This drug is available in the tablet form in the following strengths on our website:
Pramipex 0.25 mg
Pramipex 0.5 mg
Before you take this drug:
Do not take this drug if you:
Are allergic to this drug or any of the other ingredients of this medicine
Are breastfeeding or planning to breast feed
An enlarged prostate
Are under 18 years of age
Have urinary problems
Have severe bladder infection
Tell your doctor if you:
Have blood pressure kidney problems
Have serious mental problem
Have serious heart complaint
Have excessive tremors or(Dyskinesia)
How much to take the drug?
Pramipexole dosage may depend on a range of factors like age, sex, drug allergies, or seriousness of the condition among several other factors. Your dosage will be determined by your doctor after examining you properly. Remember to follow your doctor?s advice properly for best results. Always take the drug dose as prescribed by the doctor only. Never change the dosage, start, or stop using the drug without doctor?s permission. Always complete the dose.
How to take the drug?
Swallow the tablet with one glass full of water. Do not break the tablet. Take the drug exactly as directed. This drug should be combined with well balanced calorie controlled diet that is rich in fruits and vegetables. If the tablet is taken without food then it is more likely that you may feel sick or nauseated. So, it is best to take this medicine with food if you can. You can buy Pramipex online at 24x7pharma.com.
Take the tablet at the same time each day, so as to avoid forgetting the dose. This should become a habit for you to take the tablet until the doctor tells you to stop the drug.
For how long to take it?
Pramiprex controls Parkinson’s disease but does not cure it. Take the drugs as long as your doctor recommends you to take it.
Too much of the drug may cause poisoning effects. You may require urgent medical help in this situation. In such a case visit nearest healthcare center or call your doctor immediately.
In case you forget to take the dose, skip the dose and take the next dose on the recommended time period. Do not double up the dose for the missed one.
Side effects of the drug:
Tell your doctor as soon as possible if you notice any of the following:
Swelling of legs
High blood pressure
Mild drowsiness or sleepiness
Trouble having orgasm
In above cases you must go for immediate medical help. Do not get alarmed by the list. You may /may not experience all of them. Tell your doctor immediately in the above situations.
Common drug interactions:
Some drugs can interact with Pramipexole, especially these ones: amantadine, cimetidine, diltiazem, quinidine, quinine, traimterene, verpamil, some anti emetics, or some antidepressants. However, these are not all the drugs that can potentially interact with Pramipexole. There can be others. You must inform your doctor about all the medications which you may be taking. Never start a new medication without proper medical advice. Tell the doctor about all the prescription and non-prescription drugs including the herbal medications to the doctor before taking the drugs prescribed by him to avoid any kind of drug interaction. Ask your doctor to get the full list of the drugs needed to be avoided while taking the drug as they may interfere it and may cause adverse effects.
Things to remember:
Pramipexole may impact your thinking capabilities and reflexes. So take extra care while indulging in activities that require a high degree of mental awareness and thinking such as driving
Avoid alcohol as it can increase the likelihood of side effects of Pramipexole
Do not get up quickly or suddenly from a sitting or lying position as doing so may make you feel dizzy and you might fall as well. Instead get up slowly