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Parkinson’s disease medicines formulations for adults with swallowing difficulties

13 June 2022Guidance to help you ensure your patients with Parkinson’s Disease are able to get the most from their medicines if they develop swallowing difficulties

Safety in Lactation: Dopaminergic drugs used in Parkinsons disease

25 September 2020Although rare, Parkinson’s disease can occur in younger women of childbearing age. Dopamine receptor agonists are used either alone or as an adjunct to levodopa…

What is serotonin syndrome and which medicines cause it?

22 May 2020This Medicines Q&A outlines the causes and symptoms of serotonin syndrome and provides examples of medicines with the potential to cause serotonin syndrome.  
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Medicine Compliance Aid Stability

AzilectTeva Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Teva Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Azilect
Tablets 1mg
A3 · Amber 3No stability data is available. There are theoretical concerns with use in CAs, which may be mitigated by risk minimisation.
Protect from moisture
Active substance soluble in water.
7 November 2022

Lactation Safety Information

No
Levodopa, (as co-beneldopa or co-careldopa)
May interfere with lactation
No published evidence of safety
Monoamine-oxidase-B inhibitor
18 September 2020