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Brand name: Sifrol TM

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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.

Visual appearance

Flat, round, white with bevelled edges, marked 'P6' on one face and the Boehringer Ingelheim logo on the other face.

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Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

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.

Consumer Medicines Information (CMI)

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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

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