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It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Rasagil 0.5.
Rasagil 0.5 may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the develo... View More
Rasagil 0.5 is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Rasagil 0.5 may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Rasagil 0.5 is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Rasagil 0.5 may not be need... View More
Rasagil 0.5 should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Rasagil 0.5 may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of... View More
Rasagil 0.5 is a medicine used to treat Parkinson's disease. It helps to provide better control of body movements and prevents excessive shaking and sti... View More
Uses of Rasagil 0.5
- Parkinson's disease
Side effects of Rasagil 0.5
- Joint pain
- Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
- Flu-like symptoms
- Peripheral edema
How to use Rasagil 0.5
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Rasagil 0.5 may be taken w... View More
How Rasagil 0.5 works
Rasagil 0.5 works by increasing the amount of dopamine, a chemical messenger that is needed to control movement in the brain.
- You have been prescribed Rasagil 0.5 to treat your symptoms of Parkinson's disease.
- It can be taken with or without food or as directed by your doctor.
- Be cautious while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Rasagil 0.5 can make you very sleepy.
- Rasagil 0.5 can make you dizzy or lightheaded, especially when you suddenly stand up from sitting or laying down.
- Let your doctor know if you are also taking medicines for depression or mood disorders.
- Do not stop taking Rasagil 0.5 suddenly. Sudden stopping may cause confusion, stiff muscles and a high fever.
- As a precaution, foods high in tyramine (e.g. aged cheeses, air-dried meat, soy sauce, tap/draft beers and red wine) should be avoided when taking Rasag... View More
May be taken with or without food. Avoid tyramine-rich foods, beverages or dietary supplements & amines (from cough/cold prep).
Parkinson Disease Monotherapy: 1 mg PO qDay Adjunct without levodopa: 1 mg PO qDay Adjunct to levodopa: 0.5 mg PO qDay initially, may increase to 1 m... View More
<18 years: Safety and efficacy not established
Renal impairment: No dosage adjustment required for mild-to-moderate; not studied in severe
Severe hepatic impairment. Concomitant use w/ other MAOIs and pethidine w/in 14 days after discontinuation of therapy; St John's wort.
Mode of Action
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May cause hypertension (including severe hypertensive syndromes) at recommended doses May exacerbate hypertension; antihypertensive drugs may require d... View More
>10% EPS (dyskinesia/dystonia) (18%) Headache (14%) Nausea (10-12%) 1-10% Postural hypotension (6-9%) Constipation (4-9%) Weight loss (2-9%) A... View More
Increased plasma levels w/ potent CYP1A2 inhibitors (e.g. ciprofloxacin). Increased clearance w/ entacapone. Potentially Fatal: Increased risk of non-s... View More
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