Syndopa Plus Tablet is manufactured by Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. Primarily, this medicine is used in the treatment of Parkinson's disease. Syndopa Plus is an amino acid that is administered for controlling the symptoms of Parkinson's disease such as poor muscle control, tremors, stiffness, spasms, shivering or cramping. Doctors can also prescribe the medicine for other uses not mentioned here.
Syndopa Plus Tablet is used to treat Parkinson's disease and its symptoms and certain conditions. It also helps in the control and improvement of certain symptoms. They are:
All these symptoms may be there as a result of Parkinson disease or they could be present in isolation. Consult your doctor to check if this medicine can be administered. Syndopa Plus Tablet may also be used for purposes not listed here.
Taking more than one medicine at a time, taking medicines with beverages or, taking certain medicines with other supplements or herbal products can cause side effects. Share with the doctor if you are already consuming any of these before taking Syndopa Plus. Like most of the medicines, Syndopa Plus Tablet also comes with side effects caused by its active ingredients. This is not an exhaustive list. These are the possible side effects; however, they may not always occur. Some among these side-effects may rarely occur but are serious. Contact your doctor if any of these side-effects occur, especially if they persist.
Other side-effects not listed here might also be observed. In that case, consult your doctor for advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority if they persist.
The dosage and duration prescribed by the doctor should be followed without any failure. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Syndopa Plus Tablet must be swallowed as a whole. This tablet should not be chewed or crushed, nor should it be broken. This drug can be taken either with food or without food. It should be taken at a fixed time. Avoid Syndopa Plus Tablet with high protein meals such as cottage cheese, Swiss cheese, protein powder, eggs and milk. In case you miss a dosage, take it as soon as you remember. If, however, the timing is close to your next dosage, skip the dosage that you forgot to take. Do not overdose on the drug.
Below mentioned are the active ingredients that together form the composition of Syndopa plus:
However, this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.
Syndopa Plus Tablet works by increasing the dopamine in the brain for proper brain functioning and allowing more levodopa to enter the brain. The combination of two ingredients Levodopa and Carbidopa work in sync with each other to boost their mutual effect in treating Parkinsonism. Levodopa, a dopamine precursor gets converted to dopamine, that is a chemical messenger required to control movement in the brain. Carbidopa, known to be a peripheral decarboxylase inhibitor prevents the instant breakdown of levodopa allowing it to enter the brain and increase dopamine levels.
There are certain other medicines that come with the same composition of active ingredients and the same effect. Below mentioned are the names of substitutes for Syndopa Plus:
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