Brand Names : Permax
Proper Use of This Medicine
upsets your stomach, it may be taken with meals. If stomach upset continues,
check with your doctor.
Dosing - The dose of pergolide will be different for
different patients. Follow your doctor's orders or the
directions on the label
. The following information includes only the
average doses of pergolide. If your dose is different,
do not change it
unless your doctor tells you to do so.
The number of tablets that you take depends on the strength of the medicine.
Also, the number of doses you take each day, the time
allowed between doses, and the length of time you take the medicine depend
on the medical problem for which you are taking pergolide
dosage form (tablets):
Adults: 50 micrograms a day for the first two days. The dose may
be increased every three days as needed. However, the usual dose is not more
than 5000 micrograms.
Missed dose - If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as
soon as you remember it. However, if it is almost time for your next dose,
skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double
Storage - To store this medicine:
Keep out of the reach of children.
Store away from heat and direct light.
Do not store in the bathroom, near the kitchen sink, or in other
damp places. Heat or moisture may cause the medicine to break down.
Do not keep outdated medicine or medicine no longer needed. Be sure
that any discarded medicine is out of the reach of children.