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Requip Tablet (Generic Equivalent)

Manufacturer: Sun Pharma

Generic Name: Ropinirole


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Product Details

Ropinirole is a prescribed drug used to treat the symptoms of Neurologic disorder like Parkinson’s disease that causes difficulties in movements, coordination and muscle control. Also, it is meant to be given if you have RLS (Restless Leg Syndrome) or Ekbom Syndrome (a condition in which there is discomfort in the legs and the person feels strong urge to move the legs especially at night while sitting or lying). It belongs to the category of drugs called a dopamine agonist. It is available in the market by the brand name Requip.

Which ailments does Ropinirole help treat?

•    Parkinson’s disease

•    Restless Leg Syndrome

What are the side-effects?

•    Nausea

•    Weakness

•    Vertigo

•    Alteration in touch sensation

•    Uncontrolled body shaking 

•    Unsteadiness

•    Sleep disturbances

•    Memory issues

•    Obnoxious dreams

•    Heartburn

•    Constipation

•    Xerostomia

•    Inflamed Joints

•    Pain in the back, arms or legs

•    Frequent urination 

•    Painful micturition

•    Hallucinations 

•    Agitation

•    Vision problems

•    Abnormal involuntary limb movements

•    Dark, red or cola-coloured urine

•    Muscle tenderness

•    Muscle stiffness or aching

•    Muscle weakness

Dosage of Medication

•    Ropinirole is meant to be taken orally. It comes in the form of a regular tablet, and as an extended-release (long-acting) capsule to be taken by mouth. 

•    If it is used to treat Parkinson's disease, the regular tablet is usually prescribed three times a day and the extended-release tablet only one time a day

•    If it is used to treat restless legs syndrome, the regular tablet is usually ingested once a day, 2 to 3 hours prior to sleep

•    Be aware that the extended-release tablets are not used to treat Restless Leg Syndrome

•    It can be taken with or without meals but if taken with food, it aids in preventing nausea which is one of the side-effects of this drug

•    Follow the directions written on the prescription label very carefully. In case of queries do ask your doctor or pharmacist. 

•    Intake the drug exactly as per the directions. Do not overdose. 

•    Swallow the long-acting tablets as a whole. Do not break, chew or crush.

•    Be assured that your pharmacist has dispensed the correct medication as prescribed by your doctor since there are other medications which are available with the name similar to the brand name of this drug.

•    These tablets have a bitter taste, therefore, it is advised to swallow them as a whole

•    Initially, your doctor will prescribe you low dose and gradually increase the dose. Wait for a few weeks for best therapeutic effects

•    This medication may only relieve the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease and Restless Leg Syndrome but does not fully cure these diseases.

Warnings & Precautions

•    Do inform your doctor in case you are allergic or on any anti-allergic medication. Ask your pharmacist to check into medication ingredients guide before dispensing the drug. 

•    Do inform your doctor clearly regarding the past medical history and the list of medications you are taking. 

•    Do inform your doctor in case you have vision disease, kidney disease or liver disorder. 

•    In the case of pregnancy, inform your doctor as use of Ropinirole during pregnancy may hamper the health of the fetus

•    Avoid breastfeeding if you are on Ropinirole

•    In case of tooth extraction or any other surgery, inform your dentist or doctor regarding this drug intake

•    Do not drive any vehicle or operate any machine immediately after taking this drug as it causes drowsiness

•    You may experience mood swings along with changes in your mental health while you are on this drug regime.

•    After ingesting the extended-release tablets if you notice swollen pieces of tablet in your stool along with worsening of symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, inform your doctor immediately

•    Store the medication in an air-tight container out of the reach of the children at room temperature. 

How does it help in the treatment? 

This drug acts as a substitute for dopamine which is a natural substance in the brain required to control movements. 

IMPORTANT NOTE: The knowledge provided is meant to raise an understanding of knowledge regarding wellbeing and does not recommend medication or evaluation. Such material is not a substitution for clinical medical treatment and can not be taken as suggesting or advising that it is healthy, acceptable or efficient for you to take the medication. Consult a health care provider and specialist for psychological therapy and diagnosis.

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