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Relgin 0.5mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Rasagiline
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 03, 2019

Relgin 0.5mg Tablet, a MAO inhibitor, is used for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease which is caused by the lack of dopamine in the brain. This medicine works by boosting the level of dopamine, norepinephrine and serotonin in the brain. It helps by reducing the symptoms of this disease such as shakiness, stiffness and difficulty in moving.

Few side effects of this disease include dizziness, drowsiness, joint pain, heartburn, nausea, dry mouth, weight loss, and stomach pain. If these side effects worsen, contact your doctor immediately. There are few side effects which may occur rarely but are serious. These severe side effects include fainting, loss of balance, mood swings, muscle stiffness, swollen legs, bleeding or bruising, hallucinations and twitching. If you observe any of these side effects, it is advised to inform your doctor immediately. This drug may rarely cause allergic reactions such as rash, itching, swelling of face, throat, tongue, dizziness and trouble in breathing. It is best to seek medical help right away.

Do not use this medicine if you are allergic to it or the ingredients present in it. Inform your doctor about your current medications before using this medicine. If you have any medical problems such as heart disease, high blood pressure, liver disease, diabetes and sleep disorders, it is recommended to inform your doctor about the same. Also, tell your doctor if you are pregnant and breastfeeding before taking this medicine.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Psychiatrist before using this medicine.
  • Joint Pain

  • Insomnia (Difficulty In Sleeping)

  • Dyspepsia

  • Influenza Like Symptoms

  • Depression

  • Cough

  • Peripheral Edema

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Rasagin 0.5mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
    Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no interaction between renal impairment and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Relgin 0.5mg Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

Though the exact mechanism of action of this medication is not known, it is supposed that it inhibits MAO-B, which results in the elevation of extracellular levels of dopamine in the striatum.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Medicine

    Benadryl Dr Dry Cough Active Relief Syrup

    Evafem 2Mg Tablet

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