Manufacturer: Abdi Ibrahim
Pack: 100 tabs (0.250 Mg/tab)
PARKYN (Pramipexole) 0.25mg is used alone or with other medications to treat the symptoms of Parkinson's disease (PD; a disorder of the nervous system that causes difficulties with movement, muscle control, and balance), including shaking of parts of the body, stiffness, slowed movements, and problems with balance. PARKYN 0.25mg is also used to treat restless legs syndrome (RLS; a condition that causes discomfort in the legs and a strong urge to move the legs, especially at night and when sitting or lying down). PARKYN 0.25mg is in a class of medications called dopamine agonists. It works by acting in place of dopamine, a natural substance in the brain that is needed to control movement.
PARKYN 0.25mg comes as a tablet to take by mouth. When PARKYN 0.25mg is used to treat Parkinson's disease, it is usually taken three times a day. When PARKYN 0.25mg is used to treat restless legs syndrome, it is usually taken once a day, 2 to 3 hours before bedtime. PARKYN 0.25mg may be taken with or without food, but taking PARKYN 0.25mg with food may help to prevent nausea that may be caused by the medication. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully and ask your doctor or pharmacist to explain any part you do not understand. Take PARKYN 0.25mg exactly as directed. Do not take more or less of it or take it more often than prescribed by your doctor.
Your doctor will start you on a low dose of PARKYN 0.25mg and gradually increase your dose. Your doctor will probably not increase your dose more often than once every 4 to 7 days. It may take several weeks before you reach a dose that works for you. Initial dose: 0.25 mg orally three times a day, increase gradually in small dose increments no more frequently than ever 5 to 7 days, first dose increase should be to 0.75 mg once a day followed by incremental increases of 0.75 mg. Maintenance 1.5 to 4.5 mg per day based on efficacy and tolerability. Maximum dose: 4.5 mg per day.
If you are taking PARKYN 0.25mg to treat restless legs syndrome, you should know that as your treatment continues, your symptoms may worsen, may begin earlier in the evening or afternoon, or may occur in the early morning. Call your doctor if your symptoms worsen or if they begin to occur at different times than in the past.
PARKYN 0.25mg controls the symptoms of Parkinson's disease and restless legs syndrome but does not cure these conditions. Continue to take PARKYN 0.25mg even if you feel well. Do not stop taking PARKYN 0.25mg without talking to your doctor. If you are taking PARKYN 0.25mg to treat Parkinson's disease and you suddenly stop taking the medication, you may experience, fever, muscle stiffness, changes in consciousness, and other symptoms. Your doctor will probably decrease your dose gradually over 7 days.
If you stop taking PARKYN 0.25mg for any reason, do not start to take the medication again without talking to your doctor. Your doctor will probably want to increase your dose again gradually.