Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Apokyn

Descriptions


Apomorphine injection is used alone or together with other medicines to treat hypomobility, “off” episodes (“end-of-dose wearing off” and unpredictable “on/off” episodes) in patients with advanced Parkinson's disease, sometimes referred to as "shaking palsy." By improving muscle control and reducing stiffness, this medicine allows more normal movements of the body as the disease symptoms are reduced.

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

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Solution