- 1 Overview
- 2 Usage
- 3 Frequently Asked Questions
- 4 How Do I Take It?
- 5 Precautions
- 6 Common Side-Effects
- 7 Serious Side-Effects
- 8 Rare Side-Effects
- 9 Disease Interactions
- 10 Technical Classification
- 11 Storage Conditions
- 12 Available Alternatives
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OverviewPERGOLIDE is a Schedule H drug.
Pergolide is an ergot alkaloid dopamine receptor agonist administered to horses with PPID to restore dopaminergic inhibition of melanotrophs. Binding to D2 receptors inhibits POMC synthesis and decreases secretion of ?MSH, ACTH, and other POMC hormones. Clinical improvement in the form of increased alertness and activity is often detected after treatment is initiated.
UsagePERGOLIDE is generally used to treat: Parkinson’s Disease, Tourette Syndrome
PERGOLIDE can address symptoms like: Compulsive Behavior, Hyperactive Behavior, Repeats Phrases, Body Loss Of Movement, Anxiety, Eyes Jerking Eye Movements
Frequently Asked QuestionsQ: Is it safe on my liver?
A: Check with your Doctor first
Q: Is it safe on my kidney?
A: Not Safe
Q: Can I take it with alcohol?
A: Not Safe
Q: Is it safe for children?
A: Not Advised for age < 6yrs
Q: Can it be taken during pregnancy?
A: Considered as Generally Safe – not enough studies to prove risk
Q: Is it safe to take for someone breastfeeding?
A: Not Safe
How Do I Take It?Route of Administration: Oral
- You should not use pergolide,if you are allergic to it.
- Pergolide is not recommended for use in patients with a history of cardiac valvulopathy. Pergolide is not recommended for use in patients with a history of fibrotic conditions.
Common Side-EffectsPERGOLIDE : Dyspepsia, Diarrhoea, Insomnia, Anxiety, Depression, Nausea, Abdomen Pain, Vomit, Constipation, Head Headache, Dizziness, Nasal Congestion, Fever, Runny Nose, Throat Soreness
Serious Side-EffectsPERGOLIDE : Hypotension, Irregular Heartbeat, Slow Or Irregular Breathing
Rare Side-EffectsPERGOLIDE : Raynaud’s Disease Phenomenon, Pleural Effusion, Pleuritis, Pericarditis, Palpitations (fluttering In Chest)
Disease InteractionsPERGOLIDE can interfere with: Hypotension, Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome, Psychosis
Technical ClassificationPERGOLIDE is categorized as: DOPAMINERGIC ANTIPARKINSONISM AGENTS / ANTIPARKINSON AGENTS / CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM AGENTS
Storage ConditionsRoom Temperature (Between 15 To 25 C)
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