Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Neupro

Descriptions


Rotigotine transdermal patch is used to treat symptoms of Parkinson's disease, sometimes called shaking palsy. It is a dopamine agonist that helps improve muscle control and reduce muscle stiffness to allow more normal movements of the body.

Rotigotine is also used to treat a condition called Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS). RLS is a neurologic disorder that affects sensation and movement in the legs. This results in an irresistible feeling of wanting to move your legs to make them comfortable.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Patch, Extended Release