FAQs ABOUT TIDOMET LS
What foods need to be avoided while taking TIDOMET LS?
It is better to avoid protein rich foods like beef, chicken, pork, fish, and eggs while taking TIDOMET LS, as it could interfere with its absorption.
Are there any medicines that needs to be avoided while taking TIDOMET LS?
Before taking TIDOMET LS, 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 TIDOMET LS 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 TIDOMET LS. Also, consult your doctor for more information about the medicines that needs to be avoided.
How long does it take for TIDOMET LS to start working?
TIDOMET LS 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 TIDOMET LS when the symptoms subside?
No. Do not stop taking TIDOMET LS unless your doctor tells you, because sudden withdrawal of TIDOMET LS can cause excessive muscle tightness, fever, and mental changes in patients. Therefore, continue to take TIDOMET LS as informed by your physician.
Can TIDOMET LS be make you feel sleepy?
Yes. TIDOMET LS 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 TIDOMET LS. If you experience any unusual episodes of sudden sleepiness or excessive sleepiness during the daytime, contact your doctor.
Can TIDOMET LS cause dark urine?
Yes. TIDOMET LS 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 TIDOMET LS without consulting a doctor?
No. Consuming TIDOMET LS can make you feel addictive and tolerant for the existing dose. One must not consume a higher dose of [GBNKEYWORD without consulting their doctor.