rotigotine(redirected from Neupro)
an antiparkinson agent.
indication This drug is used to treat idiopathic Parkinson's disease.
contraindications Defibrillation, MRI, and known hypersensitivity to this drug prohibit its use.
adverse effects Adverse effects of this drug include drowsiness, hallucinations, headache, malaise, paresthesia, vertigo, confusion, dizziness, dyskinesia, fatigue, fever, insomnia, sudden sleep onset, edema, hypertension, sinus tachycardia, orthostatic hypotension, dyspepsia, anorexia, constipation, vomiting, xerostomia, weight gain, urinary incontinence, dermatitis, erythema, rash, pruritus, purpura, arthralgia, and back pain. A life-threatening side effect is anaphylaxis. A common side effect is nausea.