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Updated on 26 Apr 2024

Learn more about NEUPRO

What is NEUPRO?

What is NEUPRO?

NEUPRO is the brand name for rotigotine and is available as a patch or transdermal system.

What dosages is NEUPRO available in?

What dosages is NEUPRO available in?

NEUPRO is available as a patch that delivers 1 mg/24 hours, 2 mg/24 hours, 3 mg/24 hours, 4 mg/24 hours, 6 mg/24 hours, and 8 mg/24 hours of rotigotine.

What is NEUPRO used for?

What is NEUPRO used for?

NEUPRO is a dopamine agonist and is used for the following:
Parkinson’s disease Moderate-to-severe restless legs syndrome

How does NEUPRO work?

How does NEUPRO work?

NEUPRO is a dopamine agonist that binds to and stimulates dopamine receptors in the brain. This raises the levels of dopamine, which is a chemical that can help lessen movement problems for people with Parkinson’s Disease or restless legs syndrome.

How do I take NEUPRO?

How do I take NEUPRO?

NEUPRO is dosed as follows:

  • Early-stage Parkinson’s Disease: The recommended starting dose is 2 mg applied as a patch on the skin once daily. If needed and as instructed by your provider, the dose can be raised by 2 mg on a weekly basis until desired effects are reached. The maximum recommended dose is 6 mg per 24 hours
  • Advanced-stage Parkinson’s Disease: The recommended starting dose is 4 mg applied as a patch on the skin once daily. If needed and as instructed by your provider, the dose can be raised by 2 mg on a weekly basis until desired effects are reached. The maximum recommended dose is 8 mg per 24 hours
  • Restless legs syndrome: The recommended starting dose is 1 mg applied as a patch on the skin once daily. If needed and as instructed by your provider, the dose can be raised by 1 mg on a weekly basis until desired effects are reached. The maximum recommended dose is 3 mg per 24 hours
Is it safe for me to take NEUPRO?

Is it safe for me to take NEUPRO?

NEUPRO is a safe and effective treatment when used for FDA licensed indications. However, like all medications, they may give you unwanted side effects. You should always discuss potential side effects with your physician to ensure the medication is suitable and right for you. You should not use this medication if you have a hypersensitivity to rotigotine or components of the transdermal patch.

NEUPRO Common Side Effects

NEUPRO Common Side Effects

Common side effects of NEUPRO:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Sleepiness
  • Skin irritation where the patch is applied
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Tiredness
  • Uncontrolled, involuntary muscle movements
  • Swelling of lower legs or hands
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Hallucinations
  • Joint pain
  • Common cold
NEUPRO Serious Side Effects

NEUPRO Serious Side Effects

Serious side effects are rare with NEUPRO. Contact your healthcare provider immediately if you experience any of the following.

  • Serious allergic reactions: trouble breathing, swelling of your face, lips, tongue, and throat, hives
  • Neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS): very high fevers, irregular pulse, sweating, muscle stiffness, confusion, changes in blood pressure
Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on NEUPRO

Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on NEUPRO

The following medications may interact with NEUPRO:

  • Dopamine Antagonists: Dopamine antagonists, such as antipsychotics or metoclopramide, may diminish the effectiveness of NEUPRO
Who makes NEUPRO?

Who makes NEUPRO?

UCB Inc.

Is NEUPRO safe in pregnancy?

Is NEUPRO safe in pregnancy?

NEUPRO may cause harm to your unborn baby, based on animal data. Tell your healthcare provider right away if you become pregnant while taking NEUPRO. You and your healthcare provider will have to decide if you should take NEUPRO while you are pregnant.

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