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Easy to read FDA package insert, drug facts, dosage and administration, and adverse effects for Azilect (rasagiline). 21/06/ Azilect – EMEA/H/C/ – IA//G. List item. Azilect: EPAR – Product Information (PDF/ KB) of the marketing authorisation; Annex IIIA – Labelling; Annex IIIB – Package leaflet. PACKAGE LEAFLET: INFORMATION FOR THE USER. AZILECT 1 mg tablets. Rasagiline. Read all of this leaflet carefully before you start.

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In subjects with moderate hepatic impairment Child-Pugh scoreAUC and Cmax were increased by 7 fold and 2 fold, respectively, compared to healthy subjects.

This was compared with a rise of 4. Instruct patients to take the medicine as prescribed.

One mechanism is believed to be related to its MAO-B inhibitory activity, which causes an increase in extracellular levels of dopamine in the striatum. Caution patients against standing up rapidly after sitting xzilect lying down, especially if they have been doing so for prolonged periods, and especially, at the initiation of treatment. MAO-B is the major form in the human brain. The catalog displays all strengths and sizes along with the description, imprint code, NDC and photo for each product.

Very common rasagiline side-effects – these affect more than 1 in 10 people who take this medicine. Dosage adjustment for mild impairment; do not use in moderate or severe impairment. The studies lasted 26 and 18 weeks, respectively. Flu syndrome Arthralgia Depression Dyspepsia Adjunct without levodopa: It is not known whether this drug is excreted in human milk. Learn how to get this Teva generic Teva’s generic medications are available in most pharmacies across the United States, though not all pharmacies carry the same Teva medications.

Changes since initial authorisation of medicine List item. The metabolism of rasagiline proceeds through two main pathways: It blocks the enzyme monoamine oxidase type B, which breaks down the neurotransmitter dopamine in the brain.


Assess your symptoms packagee with our free symptom checker. Teva’s generic medications are available in most pharmacies across the United States, though not all pharmacies carry the same Teva medications. Leave this field blank. As your condition improves and your body movements become easier, be careful not to overdo physical azileft. If you experience any other symptoms which you think may be due to this medicine, speak with your doctor or pharmacist.

Thanks for your feedback. Azilect was more effective than placebo in all of the studies. Azilect is indicated for the treatment of idiopathic Parkinson’s disease PD as monotherapy without levodopa or as adjunct therapy with levodopa in patients with end-of-dose fluctuations. Dated April 22, Patients with mild liver problems should use Azilect with caution and should stop treatment packsge their liver problems get worse.

The selectivity for inhibiting MAO-B diminishes in a dose-related manner.

Rasagiline for Parkinson’s disease (Azilect) | Patient

It must also not be used with pethidine a painkiller. Do not keep out-of-date or unwanted medicines.

Join the discussion on the forums. The pharmacokinetic profile of rasagiline is similar in men and women.

Azilect | European Medicines Agency

Treatment should be symptomatic and supportive. The results of a clinical trial designed to examine the effects of the drug on blood pressure when it is administered with increasing doses of tyramine indicates the functional selectivity can be incomplete when healthy subjects ingest large amounts of tyramine while receiving recommended doses of rasagiline. Advise patients about the potential for sedating effects associated with rasagiline, including somnolence and particularly to the possibility of falling asleep while engaged in activities of daily living.

Data are not available for patients with severe renal impairment.

Rasagiline Tablets

They should contact their healthcare provider before taking analgesics. These usually improve as your body adjusts to the new medicine, but speak with your doctor or pharmacist if any of the following side-effects continue or become troublesome. In the first study, two different doses of Azilect taken alone were compared with placebo a dummy treatment in patients with early-stage disease.


Advise patients that they may experience intense urges to gamble, increased sexual urges, other intense urges, and the inability to control these urges during treatment. In the study where Azilect was used alone, patients taking 1 mg of the medicine once a day had an average fall in UPDRS score of 0. Thank you, we just sent a survey email to confirm your preferences. You can opt out at any time or find out more by reading our cookie policy. This article is for information only and should not be used for the diagnosis or treatment of medical conditions.

Studies in healthy subjects and in Parkinson’s disease patients have shown that rasagiline inhibits platelet MAO-B irreversibly. Specific Populations Hepatic Impairment: The precise mechanisms of action of rasagiline are unknown.

Take the container with you, even if it is empty. Feeling or being sick, indigestion, tummy abdominal pain, wind Eat simple meals – avoid rich or spicy foods Feeling dizzy when you stand up Try getting up more slowly. If you have any questions about this medicine ask your pharmacist. How useful was this page?

The marketing authorisation was renewed on 21 February packaeg The inhibition lasts at least 1 week after last dose. Severe CNS toxicity occasionally fatal associated with hyperpyrexia as part of a serotonin syndrome, has been reported with combined treatment of an antidepressant e.

Concomitant use of meperidine, tramadol, methadone, propoxyphene, dextromethorphan, St. Did you find this information useful?