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Ropark 0.5 mg is an effective remedy for idiopathic Parkinson’s disease. It may be used alone without Levodopa in patients with Parkinson’s disease. Levodopa is added to control fluctuations, and this way the total daily dose of Levodopa is reduced. Your doctor may also prescribe the medication to treat moderate to severe primary restless legs syndrome. Take it under the supervision of a doctor. Before starting the treatment, tell your doctor if you are taking any medicines that make you drowsy.
Adults should take Ropark 0.5 mg thrice daily without regards to food. After the initial dose, weekly increments of Ropinirole may be given. Doctors may usually prescribe this anti-parkinson’s in divided doses three times per day.
For patients with restless legs syndrome, Ropark should be taken once daily before bedtime. However, the dose can be taken up to three hours before sleeping. You may take the tablet with or without food. If Ropark 0.5 mg is well tolerated, the dose may be increased once daily (if needed). Follow the therapeutic regimen prescribed by your doctor. Stick to guidelines given on your prescription. The dose for elderly patients aged 65 years or above should be reduced as per patient’s condition. Patients with mild to moderate renal impairment might require dose adjustment. The use of Ropinirole in patients with the liver disorder has not been studied. Therefore, it is important to inform your doctor if you have hepatic or renal impairment.
Ropark 0.5 mg is contraindicated in patients who are hypersensitive to Ropinirole or any of the excipients. Due to the pharmacological action of Ropinirole, patients with severe cardiovascular health issues should be treated with caution. Co-administration of Ropark 0.5 mg with anti-hypertensive and anti-arrhythmia drugs has not been studied. Caution should be exercised when dopaminergic drugs are given concomitantly with Ropinirole tablets because of the unknown potential for the occurrence of extremely low blood pressure because Ropinirole has been shown to have adverse effects on foetus development. Patients are advised to notify their doctor if they become pregnant or intend to become pregnant during therapy.
Most people who take Ropark 0.5 mg tolerate it well. The most common side effect associated with the use of Ropark 0.5 mg vomiting, dizziness, drowsiness, nausea, or sleepiness. You should be careful until you know if Ropinirole affects your ability to remain alert while performing daily activities. It is quite possible that you could fall asleep while normal activities such as driving a car, handling hazardous machinery, or doing other physical tasks while taking the anti-parkinsonian drug. During the initial days of the treatment, you may feel dizzy, nauseated, faint, or sweaty when standing up from a lying position. Some patients who take anti-parkinsonian agents have shown impulsiveness to behave unusually if they or your family notice unusual behaviour such as increased sexual urges, an unusual urge to gamble, etc.