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Active ingredients: pramipexole
What it is used for
Sifrol is indicated for the treatment of signs and symptoms of idiopathic Parkinson's disease. It may be used as monotherapy or in combination with levodopa. SIFROL is indicated for the symptomatic treatment of primary Restless Legs Syndrome.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
- Store below 30 degrees Celsius
- Protect from Light
- Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
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Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient pramipexole
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
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Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems
Medical options for Parkinson's | Parkinson's Australia
Parkinson's is primarily related to a lack of dopamine as a result of degeneration of dopamine producing neurons within the mid-brain.
Read more on Parkinson's Australia website
Parkinson's real lives | Garvan Institute of Medical Research
Real life stories of people living with Parkinson's disease. How they were diagnosed, how they live with disease, and how research has an impact.
Read more on Garvan Institute of Medical Research website
Restless legs syndrome: symptoms, causes and treatment
Restless legs syndrome causes unpleasant sensations in the legs and an irresistible urge to move the legs, making it difficult to sleep.
Read more on myDr website