Brand Names : Permax
Precautions While Using This Medicine
important that your doctor check your progress at regular visits, to make
sure that this medicine is working and to check for unwanted effects.
This medicine may cause some people to become drowsy, dizzy, or less alert
than they are normally. Make sure you know how you react
to this medicine before you drive, use machines, or do anything else that
could be dangerous if you are dizzy or are not alert
Dizziness, light-headedness, or fainting may occur after the first doses
of pergolide, especially when you get up from a lying or sitting position.
Getting up slowly may help. Taking the first dose at bedtime or when you are
able to lie down may also lessen problems. If the problem continues or gets
worse, check with your doctor.
Pergolide may cause dryness of the mouth. For temporary relief, use sugarless
candy or gum, melt bits of ice in your mouth, or use a saliva substitute.
However, if your mouth continues to feel dry for more than 2 weeks, check
with your medical doctor or dentist. Continuing dryness of the mouth may increase
the chance of dental disease, including tooth decay, gum disease, and fungus
It may take several weeks for pergolide to work. Do not stop taking this
medicine or reduce the amount you are taking without first checking with your