Amantrel 100 mg 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).
Amantrel 100 mg 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 Amantrel 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 AMANTREL TABLET
- Parkinson’s disease
BENEFITS OF AMANTREL TABLET
In Parkinson’s disease
Amantrel Tablet is one of the most effective medications to relieve symptoms of Parkinson’s disease such as tremors, muscle stiffness and difficulty moving. It increases the amount of a chemical called dopamine in the brain which helps in coordination of body movements. This medicine can therefore enhance the quality of life by improving the ability to carry out daily functions in a better manner.
SIDE EFFECTS OF AMANTREL 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 Amantrel
- Dryness in mouth
- Blurred vision
- Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
- Peripheral edema
- Balance disorder (loss of balance)
- Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)