About Syndopa 275
SYNDOPA 275MG TABLET belongs to a class of drugs called ‘antiparkinson agents‘ a precursor of dopamine (chemical messenger in the brain) primarily used in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease with its symptoms including tremors, spasm, muscle stiffness, and poor muscle control. Parkinson’s disease is a disorder of the central nervous system that affects movement and locomotion, which causes stiffness, shaking, difficulty in walking, coordination, and balance. In In parkinson’s patients, there are low dopamine levels as the nerve cells of brain (neurons) that produce dopamine begin to die.
SYNDOPA 275MG TABLET contains ‘Levodopa’ and ‘Carbidopa’. Levodopa belongs to the central nervous system agents, while Carbidopa is a decarboxylase inhibitors. The medicinal component Levodopa changes into dopamine in the brain and helps to control movement. Carbidopa acts by preventing the breakdown of Levodopa in the bloodstream so that more Levodopa can reach to brain.
Take SYNDOPA 275MG TABLET as prescribed by your doctor. You are suggested to take $ame as long as your doctor has prescribed it after checking your medical condition. The most common side effects of SYNDOPA 275MG TABLET are nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, light-headedness, lowered blood pressure, confusion, and dyskinesia (uncontrolled/involuntary muscle movement). Most of these side effects of SYNDOPA 275MG TABLET do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist or worsen, please consult your doctor.
If you are known to be allergic to SYNDOPA 275MG TABLET or any other medicines, please tell your doctor. Levodopa must be discontinued at least 12 hours before starting SYNDOPA 275MG TABLET. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, it is advised to inform your doctor. If you have glaucoma, asthma, nausea, dizziness, mental illness, breathing problems, daytime sleepiness, involuntary muscle movements, intense urges like gambling, spending money, overeating or increased sexual urges, please inform your doctor before taking SYNDOPA 275MG TABLET.
Uses of Syndopa 275
SYNDOPA 275MG TABLET is an antiparkinson agent that is used in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease. SYNDOPA 275MG TABLET is a combination of two medicines, namely ‘Levodopa’ and ‘Carbidopa’. Levodopa belongs to the class of medications name as central nervous system agents, While Carbidopa falls in decarboxylase inhibitors. The medicinal component Levodopa changes into dopamine in the brain and helps to control movement. At the same time, Carbidopa acts by preventing the breakdown of Levodopa in the bloodstream so that more Levodopa can effectively reach the brain to block acetylcholine (chemical messenger in the brain).
Directions for Use
Side Effects of Syndopa 275
- Loss of appetite
- Lowered blood pressure
- Dyskinesia (uncontrolled/involuntary muscle movement)
In-Depth Precautions and Warning
Tell your doctor, if you have any medical history of diabetes, heart attacks, mental illness, stomach ulcers, heart disease or recently gone through a surgical procedure. After taking SYNDOPA 275MG TABLET, one can feel lightheadedness, so it is advised to avoid any work that needs mental alertness. Patients taking SYNDOPA 275MG TABLET can also have a low level of vitamin B12, increased methylmalonic acid levels. Besides this, a prolonged intake of SYNDOPA 275MG TABLET may lead to greater neuropathy chances (nerve damage). SYNDOPA 275MG TABLET should be given with caution in patients with eye problems (narrow-angle glaucoma), irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia), gastrointestinal bleeding, and psychosis. The use of SYNDOPA 275MG TABLET is restricted if a person takes monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOs) or antidepressant drugs like isocarboxazid, phenelzine, selegiline, and tranylcypromine because it can lead to high blood pressure (hypertension) crisis.
Drug-Drug Interaction: SYNDOPA 275MG TABLET may have interaction with other antiparkinson’s drugs (rasagiline, pramipexole), water pills or diuretics (furosemide), high cholesterol-lowering drugs (atorvastatin), vitamins (pyridoxine), and antipsychotic drugs (quetiapine).
Drug-Food Interaction: SYNDOPA 275MG TABLET may interact with proteins in the food. Therefore, avoid intake of high protein food such as chicken, beef, pork, eggs, and fish as they may reduce the effectiveness of SYNDOPA 275MG TABLET. Do not take vitamin supplements with SYNDOPA 275MG TABLET unless prescribed by a doctor. Also, avoid alcohol intake as it may increase side effects such as drowsiness, dizziness, or difficulty in concentrating.
Drug-Disease Interaction: If you have glaucoma, asthma, nausea, dizziness, mental illness, breathing problems, daytime sleepiness, or involuntary muscle movements, inform your doctor before taking SYNDOPA 275MG TABLET.