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MADOPAR 250MG TABLET_1
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Madopar 250mg Tablet

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Salt Composition : Levodopa,benserazide Hydrochloride

Manufacturer : ABBOTT

Origin of Medicine : India

MRP: 260.22
Price :249
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Introduction to Madopar 250mg Tablet

Madopar 250mg tablet is a combination medication containing the active constituents levodopa and benserazide hydrochloride. It is used to treat Parkinson's disease. People with Parkinson's disorder lack enough chemical substances called dopamine in some parts of their brains, and this can lead to tremors, stiff muscles, and slow movements. 

Before taking levodopa, a Madopar 250mg tablet, you need to inform your physician if you have eye diseases, heart problems, kidney diseases, liver diseases, mental health problems, ulcers, diabetes, or have ever had skin cancer. If you are going to have an operation, inform your doctor that you are taking this medication.

Make sure you inform the physician of all the medications, including herbal medications and supplements, you are taking before you start treatment with Madopar 250mg tablet. Use effective birth control during the treatment.


Uses of Madopar 250mg Tablet

  • Treatment of Parkinson's disease

Therapeutic Effects of Madopar 250mg Tablet

Dopamine transmits messages between parts of the brain and nerves that control movement. In the body, levodopa converts into dopamine and compensates for the depleted dopamine levels. Benserazide allows more levodopa to enter the brain by preventing its breakdown in other body parts. This increases dopamine levels in the brain.


Interaction of Madopar 250mg Tablet with other drugs

Inform your doctor about any prescribed medications, over-the-counter medicines, nutritional or vitamin supplements, and herbal products you have taken before taking this supplement. Certain medications may interact with Madopar 250mg tablet and cause undesirable side effects.


More Information about Madopar 250mg Tablet

  • Keep Madopar 250mg tablet out of sight and out of reach of children.
  • Do not store above 25°C.

How to consume Madopar 250mg Tablet

Always take Madopar 250mg tablet exactly as your doctor has told you. Swallow the capsules whole with a little water. Do not chew or crush the tablets. Take them thirty minutes before or one hour after meals.


Safety Advices for Madopar 250mg Tablet

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Pregnancy

  

Madopar 250mg tablet is not recommended for pregnant patients. You need to inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant before taking this medicine.

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Breast Feeding

  

Madopar 250mg tablet is not recommended for breastfeeding patients. Inform your doctor if you are breastfeeding before taking this medicine.
 

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Lungs

  

There is limited research on the safety of Madopar 250mg tablet in lung patients. However, colostrum is a natural product that is considered to be safe for most people. Consult your doctor if you have lung disease before taking this supplement.

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Liver

  

You need to tell your physician if you have any liver disorders before taking Madopar 250mg tablet, as this medication is contraindicated in patients with serious liver disorders.

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Alcohol

  

There is limited research on the safety of Madopar 250mg tablet in lung patients. However, colostrum is a natural product that is considered to be safe for most people. Consult your doctor if you have lung disease before taking this supplement.

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Driving

  

Madopar 250mg tablet can make you feel very sleepy. Avoid driving if you are unwell.


Side Effects of Madopar 250mg Tablet

Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Even though all medicines cause side effects, not everyone gets them.

Serious:

  • Allergic reactions (itching, rash)
  • Uneven heartbeat
  • Bleeding in the stomach or intestines (black and tarry stools)
  • Low blood cell counts

Common:

  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Headache, dizziness
  • Dryness in the mouth
  • Anxiety
  • Constipation
  • Abnormal dreams
  • Feeling sleepy

Word of Advice

Regularly undergo scheduled blood or urine tests to monitor Madopar 250mg tablet's impact on your system. If any side effects or concerns arise, promptly communicate with your healthcare provider. Exercise caution while driving or operating machinery, particularly if Levodopa, Benserazide hydrochloride Tablet induces sleepiness. Adjust your activities as needed, consulting with your doctor for guidance. Manage potential digestive side effects, such as appetite loss or nausea, by considering adjustments in the timing or administration of Madopar 250mg tablet. 

Prioritize open communication with your healthcare team to address any emerging issues promptly. It's essential to remain vigilant about any changes in your well-being and adhere to the prescribed dosage and usage guidelines. Always consult your healthcare provider for personalized advice based on your health circumstances and potential interactions with other medications.


FAQs

Q 1. Can Madopar 250mg tablet cause changes in taste?

Yes, some individuals may experience changes in how things taste or a loss of taste. This is generally temporary.

Q 2. How quickly can Madopar 250mg tablet induce sleepiness?

Levodopa, one of the components of the Madopar 250mg tablet, can lead to sudden sleepiness, even during the day. Exercise caution and refrain from driving or using machinery if affected.

Q 3. What's the significance of red urine?

Red urine is a normal, non-concerning effect. It results from the body eliminating the medicine and is not a cause for worry.

Q 4. Can Madopar 250mg tablet be taken with antacids or other digestive medications?

Consult your doctor before combining Madopar 250mg tablet with antacids, or other medications affecting digestion to prevent potential interactions.

Q 5. Can Madopar 250mg tablet cause unusual urges or behaviors?

Yes, it may lead to impulse control disorders. If you notice unusual behaviors like excessive gambling, altered sexual interest, or compulsive actions, inform your doctor promptly.


Fact Box of Madopar 250mg Tablet

 

Molecule Name: Levodopa, Benserazide hydrochloride Tablet 

Therapeutic class: Ant-parkinsonism

Pharmacological class: Dopamine Agonist

Indications: Treatment of Parkinson’s disease


References

  1. Roche Products Limited, Electronic medicines compendium (EMC), [ Revised on May 2019] [ Accessed on 12th Jan 2022], https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.6926.pdf
  2. Goodman & Gilman's, The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, Treatment of central nervous system degenerative disorders, and cytokines, 12th edition, 2011, 614-619.
  3. KD Tripathi, Essentials of Medical Pharmacology, Antiparkinsonian drugs, 7th edition, 2013, 425-435.

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