What is Ropark 1 mg for:
This medication is a dopamine agonist, prescribed for Parkinsons disease and restless leg syndrome (RLS). It works by acting in place of dopamine, a natural substance in the brain that is needed to control movement.
How does Ropinirole work:
Ropinirole helps keep chemical balance in the brain.
How should Ropinirole be used:
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food. The initial dose is 2 mg taken once daily for 1 to 2 weeks, followed by increases of 2 mgday at 1-week.
Common side effects of Ropinirole :
Feeling lightheaded, sleepy, having blurred eyesight, or a change in thinking clearly. Avoid driving and doing other tasks or actions that call for you to be alert or have clear eyesight until you see how this drug affects you. Feeling dizzy. Rise slowly over a few minutes when sitting or lying down. Be careful climbing. Upset stomach or throwing up. Many small meals, good mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help.
What do I do if I miss a dose
Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Do not change the dose or stop this drug. Talk with the doctor.
What precautions should I take when taking Ropinirole :
If you have an allergy to ropinirole or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs. If you are breast-feeding.
When do I need to seek medical help
If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Falling asleep during activities such as eating or talking. Very bad dizziness or passing out. Change in thinking clearly and with logic. Very upset stomach or throwing up. Very loose stools (diarrhea). Feeling very tired or weak. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.
Can I take Ropinirole with other medicines:
Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. – Taking them together can cause bad side effects. – Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.
Are there any food restrictions
How do I store Ropinirole :
Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. – Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.
Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.