SYNDOPA 250 mg/25 mg 10 Tablet

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About

Prescription status:

Prescription required 

   

Manufacturer Name: 

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

 

Drug classification:

Decarboxylase Inhibitors; Antiparkinson Agents, Dopamine Precursors

 

What is this used for: 

  • Parkinsons Disease

 

When to not take this medicine:

  • Hypersensitivity or allergy towards this medicine or ingredients present along with it.
  • Narrow angle Glaucoma
  • Use of Monoamine oxidase inhibitors within the last 14 days

 

How should I take the medicine:

Take this medicine with an adequate amount of water as directed by the physician. Do not take this medicine in small or larger amounts than recommended.

 

How this medicine works:

This medicine helps in the treatment of anxiety, depression, and other disorders by balancing the chemicals in the brain.

 

Side effects

  • Decreased sexual desire or ability (Common)
  • Edema (Less common)
  • Agitation(Less common)
  • Anxiety(Less common)
  • Confusion(Less common)
  • Decreased attention span(Less common)
  • Euphoria(Less common)
  • Insomnia(Less common)
  • Restlessness(Less common)
  • Hot flashes(Less common)
  • Constipation(Less common)
  • Diarrhea(Less common)
  • Skin eruptions(Less common)
  • Abdominal pain and discomfort(Less common)
  • Dry mouth(Less common)
  • Hiccups(Less common)

 

Pregnancy warning: 


Use of this medicine is not recommended for individuals who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant unless absolutely necessary as the safety and efficacy of this medicine is not well established. Inform your doctor about the use of either medicines. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

 

Lactation warning:

The use of this medicine is not recommended for lactating and breastfeeding mothers unless absolutely necessary. Inform your doctor about the use of this medicine. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

 

Renal dose adjustments:

Care must be taken for individuals with kidney disease while taking this medicine. Please discuss appropriate dose adjustments with your doctor. Your doctor may also prescribe a suitable alternative on the basis of creatinine clearance values.

 

Hepatic dose adjustments:

Care must be taken for individuals with liver disease while taking this medicine. Please discuss appropriate dose adjustments with your doctor. Your doctor may also prescribe a suitable alternative.

 

Drug interactions: 

  • Amitriptyline-Moderate

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicine. When these medicines are taken together, it may cause blurred vision, confusion, dry mouth, etc. If you experience any unusual signs and symptoms, immediately inform your doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments or suitable alternatives may be considered based on your clinical condition.

 

  • Duloxetine-Major

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicine. When these medicines are taken together, it may increase the risk of a condition known as serotonin syndrome. If you experience any unusual signs and symptoms like irregular heartbeat, blurred vision, tremors, shivering, cramps, vomiting, etc. immediately inform your doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments or suitable alternatives may be considered based on your clinical condition.

 

  • Clozapine-Moderate

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicine. When these medicines are taken together, it may increase the effectiveness and blood levels of clozapine. Close monitoring is required. If you experience any signs and symptoms like drowsiness, drooling, low breathing, convulsions. etc immediately inform your doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments or suitable alternatives may be considered based on your clinical condition.

 

  • Ondansetron-Moderate

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicine. When these medicines are taken together, it may increase the risk of a condition known as serotonin syndrome. If you experience any unusual signs and symptoms like irregular heartbeat, blurred vision, tremors, shivering, cramps, vomiting, etc. immediately inform your doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments or suitable alternatives may be considered based on your clinical condition

 

Alcohol interactions:

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended while receiving/taking this medicine as it may cause interactions and lead to serious adverse effects and may worsen the health condition.

 

Food interactions:

N/A.

 

Expert Advice: 

  1. This medicine may be taken with or without food. Your doctor will decide the best course of treatment.
  2. Care must be taken in individuals with a history of cardiovascular diseases like Myocardial Infarction, ventricular arrhythmias, and other diseases like bronchial asthma, peptic ulcer disease, seizures etc.
  3. Use of this medicine may induce sleepiness and drowsiness. It is recommended to avoid driving or the use of heavy machinery immediately after taking this medicine.

 

Missed dose instructions:

Take this medicine as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost the time for your next dose skip the dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double dose to make up for the missed dose.

 

Overdose Instructions:

Seek emergency treatment or contact your physician in case if you experience any unusual signs and symptoms during the treatment with this medicine.

 

Storage Instructions:

Store the medicine in a cool and dry place. Keep the medicine away from the reach of the children


References:

1. Levodopa and Carbidopa: MedlinePlus Drug Information [Internet]. Medlineplus.gov. 2020 [cited 2 November 2020]. Available from: https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a601068.html

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Caution

Keep away from direct sunlight

Store in a dry place

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