FAQs ABOUT SYNDOPA PLUS
What foods need to be avoided while taking SYNDOPA PLUS?
It is better to avoid protein rich foods like beef, chicken, pork, fish, and eggs while taking SYNDOPA PLUS, as it could interfere with its absorption.
Are there any medicines that needs to be avoided while taking SYNDOPA PLUS?
Before taking SYNDOPA PLUS, it is better to inform your doctor about all the medicines that you are taking, to avoid the risk of unwanted side effects. It is known that SYNDOPA PLUS can interact with certain medicines used to treat depression (such as isocarboxazid, phenelzine, selegiline, tranylcypromine). These medicines should be stopped for at least two weeks before taking SYNDOPA PLUS. Also, consult your doctor for more information about the medicines that needs to be avoided.
How long does it take for SYNDOPA PLUS to start working?
SYNDOPA PLUS starts showing its effects after 24 hours. Although, it can have an effect after one day, it may take up to 7 days to show its complete effects, and so take this medicine at the same time each day as instructed by your doctor. Avoid eating a heavy meal rich in protein to enhance the antiparkinsonian effects.
Can I stop taking SYNDOPA PLUS when the symptoms subside?
No. Do not stop taking SYNDOPA PLUS unless your doctor tells you, because sudden withdrawal of SYNDOPA PLUS can cause excessive muscle tightness, fever, and mental changes in patients. Therefore, continue to take SYNDOPA PLUS as informed by your physician.
Can SYNDOPA PLUS be make you feel sleepy?
Yes. SYNDOPA PLUS can make you feel drowsy suddenly or can cause sudden sleep attacks (like narcolepsy) while doing your daily activities. You may not be experiencing any drowsiness or notice any warning signs before falling asleep suddenly. Avoid driving or operating any tools or heavy machines while taking SYNDOPA PLUS. If you experience any unusual episodes of sudden sleepiness or excessive sleepiness during the daytime, contact your doctor.
Can SYNDOPA PLUS cause dark urine?
Yes. SYNDOPA PLUS may alter the color of your urine and make it look darker. This is usually harmless. However, if you experience any blood in urine or other unusual symptoms consult your doctor immediately.
Can I take a higher dose of SYNDOPA PLUS without consulting a doctor?
No. Consuming SYNDOPA PLUS can make you feel addictive and tolerant for the existing dose. One must not consume a higher dose of [GBNKEYWORD without consulting their doctor.