Piribedil - Drug Information

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General Information on Piribedil

Generic Name : Piribedil

Pronunciation : pie-ri-bed-il

Latest prescription information about Piribedil. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y46.7 | Therapeutic Classification : Antiparkinson Agents

Trade Names/Brand Names of Piribedil

India : 

International : 

Trivastal

Why is Piribedil Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is an antiparkinsonian agent, prescribed for Parkinson's disease, dizziness, and circulatory disorders. 

When should Piribedil not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with uncontrolled high blood pressure, recent heart attack, and hypersensitivity.

What is the dosage of Piribedil?

Adult- PO- The recommended dose is 150-250mg daily in 3-5 divided doses.

How should Piribedil be taken?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food.

What are the warnings and precautions for Piribedil?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of Raynaud's syndrome, psychological problem, kidney impairment, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Perform regular eye examination during the treatment.
Monitor blood pressure regularly while taking this medication.

What are the side effects of Piribedil?

   Most Common : Nausea, vomiting, dizziness, confusion, drowsiness and movement disorder.
   Miscellaneous : Changes in liver function and leg cramps.

What are the other precautions for Piribedil?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions of Piribedil?

Store it in cool airtight place.

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