rytary is intended to aid in the safe and effective use of this medication. Be sure to take your medicine as instructed. Do not drive a car, operate a machine, or do anything that requires you to be alert until you know how rytary affects you. He or she can make adjustments that may reduce these effects. For the conversion of patients from immediate-release carbidopa-levodopa to Rytary, please see the drug label. The most common adverse reactions with rytary in the apex-PD trial (in at least 5 of patients and more frequently than in placebo) were nausea, dizziness, headache, insomnia, abnormal dreams, dry mouth, dyskinesia, anxiety, constipation, vomiting, and orthostatic hypotension. Talk to your healthcare provider before you lower the dose or stop taking rytary, as this may result in serious side effects.
Make sure you tell your healthcare provider about all of the prescription and non-prescription medications you take, including supplements, and especially those for Parkinsons disease, heart disease, blood pressure, abnormal thoughts, tuberculosis, and sleep problems, and supplements containing iron. "Today's approval of rytary is also a significant milestone for Impax because it is our first branded drug internally developed and approved for commercialization.". Some side effects of taking rytary including sleepiness and dizziness may affect your ability to drive or operate machinery.
It is not a disclosure of all possible adverse or intended effects. Carbidopa is an inhibitor of aromatic amino acid decarboxylation and levodopa is an aromatic amino acid. . Make sure to tell your healthcare provider if you have any heart conditions, especially if you have had a heart attack or experience irregular heartbeat. "The FDA approval of rytary (pronounced rye-TAR-ee) is an important new development for the treatment of Parkinson's disease and provides an extended-release carbidopa-levodopa product that treats Parkinson's disease said Fred Wilkinson, president and CEO, Impax Laboratories. Jan 8 2015, impax Pharmaceuticals, a division of Impax Laboratories, Inc. Tell your healthcare provider if you have ever had an ulcer, because rytary may increase your chances of having bleeding in your stomach. For this reason consider taking the first dose of the day about 1 to 2 hours before eating.