Amantex Tablet

Amantex Tablet

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Introduction

Amantex Tablet is used alone, or with other medicines to treat Parkinson’s disease. It can also be used to treat movement side effects caused by certain drugs (drug-induced movement disorder).

Amantex Tablet may be taken with or without food. However, take it at the same time each day as this helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body. Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor.

If you have missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember it. You should finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. It is important that this medication is not stopped suddenly without talking to your doctor. This medicine may put you at a higher risk of having seizures, so it is better to talk to your doctor if you have any history of seizures or taking medication for it.

Some common side effects of Amantex Tablet include nausea, dryness in the mouth, constipation, blurred vision, insomnia (difficulty sleeping), hallucinations, peripheral edema and balance disorder (loss of balance). It may initially cause dizziness and lowering of blood pressure while standing, so rise slowly and do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you.

Uses of Amantex Tablet

Side effects of Amantex Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Amantex

  • Nausea
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Constipation
  • Dizziness
  • Blurred vision
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Hallucination
  • Peripheral edema
  • Balance disorder (loss of balance)
  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)

How to use Amantex Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Amantex Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Amantex Tablet works

Amantex Tablet is a dopamine agonist that treats Parkinson’s disease. It works by increasing the amount of dopamine, a chemical messenger in the brain which regulates body movements. It also has an antiviral property. It works against viruses to prevent their growth and multiplication. It also appears to restricts the viruses to release infectious chemicals (viral nucleic acid) to enter into the body. Thus, it prevents and treats Influenza infection.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Amantex Tablet.

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Amantex Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.

Breastfeeding

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Amantex Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.

Driving

UNSAFE
Amantex Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.

Kidney

CAUTION
Amantex Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Amantex Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Amantex Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.

Liver

CAUTION
Amantex Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Amantex Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
It may cause a transient increase in liver enzymes.

What if you forget to take Amantex Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Amantex Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.