Trivastal Retard 50

Trivastal Retard 50

piribedil

Manufacturer:

Servier

Distributor:

Zuellig Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Piribedil
Indications/Uses
Parkinson's disease either as monotherapy or combined w/ dopatherapy from the outset or secondarily.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Parkinson's disease Monotherapy: 3-5 tab daily in 3-5 divided doses. Adjunct to dopatherapy: 1-3 tab daily. Increase dose gradually by 1 tab every 3 days.
Administration
Should be taken with food: Take at the end of a main meal. Swallow whole, do not chew/crush.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. CV shock; acute MI. Concomitant w/ antiemetic neuroleptics.
Special Precautions
Dyskinesia; postural orthostatic hypotension. Abnormal behavior associated w/ confusion, agitation, aggression. Psychotic disorders; peripheral oedema; neuroleptic malignant syndrome. Somnolence &/or sudden sleep onset; falls related to hypotension, sudden sleep onset or delirium. Regularly monitor onset of impulse control disorders. Fructose intolerance, glucose & galactose malabsorption syndrome or sucrase-isomaltase deficiency. May affect ability to drive & use machines. Kidney or liver failure. Not recommended in women of childbearing potential not using contraception. Not recommended during pregnancy & lactation. Childn <18 yr.
Adverse Reactions
Minor GI disorders eg, nausea, vomiting, flatulence; psychic disorders eg, confusion, hallucinations (visual, auditory, mixed), agitation; dizziness.
Drug Interactions
Reciprocal antagonism w/ antiemetic & antipsychotic neuroleptics (except clozapine), tetrabenazine. Increased sedative effect w/ alcohol. Increased central depression w/ other sedatives.
ATC Classification
N04BC08 - piribedil ; Belongs to the class of dopamine agonists. Used in the management of Parkinson's disease.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Trivastal Retard 50 SR tab 50 mg
Packing/Price
30's
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