Ropin (Ropinirole HCL)
What is Ropin (Ropinirole HCL) used for?
Ropin (Ropinirole HCL) is an oral medication prescribed to treat patients suffering from the symptoms of Parkinson`s disease. The medication boosts dopamine levels in the brain to prevent symptoms of Parkinson`s disease including stiff movements, muscle tremors, or difficulty walking. This action may also make it useful for treating restless leg syndrome. Your doctor may prescribe this medication for the treatment of other unlisted conditions, as well.
How should I use Ropin (Ropinirole HCL)?
Ropin (Ropinirole Hydrochloride) is typically administered three times each day at a dosage of one tablet, but your particular instructions will be determined by your doctor based on your age, weight, health condition, and the severity of your symptoms. These doses should be swallowed with a full cup of water and may be taken with or without food, although a snack or meal is recommended before use if you get an upset stomach. Do not change the form of the tablets prior to use as this may destroy or alter the effects of their contents. Ask your doctor any questions you have regarding the medicine to ensure the correct usage.
What are the side effects of Ropin (Ropinirole HCL)?
The use of Ropin (Ropinirole HCL) may lead to side effects in some patients including:
Serious side effects that may require immediate medical assistance are faintness, fever, flu symptoms, tremors, chest pain, trouble breathing, or hallucinations. Contact your doctor as soon as any worrying symptoms occur to ensure the necessary changes are made to your dosage or application frequency to prevent more health problems from occurring.
Ropin (Ropinirole HCL) should not be administered to patients who are pregnant, breastfeeding, under the age of eighteen, or lactose intolerant. Also inform your doctor if you have a history of psychotic illness, cardiovascular disease, reduced kidney function, or decreased liver function as these conditions may cause unexpected health complications requiring adjustments to your regimen.
Strictly use Ropin (Ropinirole HCL) as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Ropin (Ropinirole HCL) may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure your doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.