Permax (Pergolide Mesylate)
What is Permax (Pergolide Mesylate) used for?
Permax (Pergolide Mesylate) is used to manage Parkinson's disease, it is not a cure for the condition, it simply helps to decrease its related symptoms such as:
Dopamine is a natural substance that is produced effectively under normal circumstances. Patients with parkingson's disease suffer an imbalance of these dopamines and this drug helps to restore the balance in the brain.
How should I use Permax (Pergolide Mesylate)?
Physicians commonly prescribe this medication to be taken 3 times a day, swallowing each tablet whole unless otherwise recommended.
You can dose with or without food but if you experience nausea, dosing with a meal or some milk may help to lessen these negative effects.
Patients may be advised a low dose to begin with, with this amount increasing, according to their body's needs or requirements. You must not abruptly and prematurely stop taking this medication, as this is likely to result in withdrawal symptoms.
What are the side effects of Permax (Pergolide Mesylate)?
The following side effects are possible when taking this medication, and should be promptly reported to your physician.
Notify your physician immediately if you experience:
Alcohol consumption will increased the occurrence and severity of side effects experienced.
If you are using this drug for the first time, you're not advised to drive until you are completely aware of the side effects as in rare instances patients taking it have fallen asleep while driving.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Permax (pergolide Mesylate) Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or on going health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallow.Hypotension (low blood pressure), heart disorder, condition or problm - heart failure, changes in heart rate, heart valve issues Liver, kidney or lung condition such as pulmonary fibrosis Mental or physchological issues such as depression, confusion, hallucinations, psychosis or Schizophrenia Sleep conditions including: narcolepsy or sleep apnea