Active Ingredient(s): Rasagiline Mesylate
FDA Approved: * May 16, 2006
Pharm Company: * TEVA PHARMS
Category: Parkinsons

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Azilect Overview

Rasagiline (Azilect, Azipron) is an irreversible inhibitor of monoamine oxidase-B[2] used as a monotherapy to treat symptoms in early Parkinson's disease or as an adjunct therapy in more advanced cases.[3] The racemic form of the drug was invented by Aspro Nicholas in the early 1970s. Moussa B.H. Youdim identified it as a potential drug for Parkinson's disease, and working with collaborators at Technion– Israel Institute of Technology in Israel and the d...

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Verschlechterung meiner Parkinsonkrankheit.

Gegen meiner Parkinsonkrankheit nehme ich neuerdings AZILECT 1mg zusätzlich 1 mal täglich zu meiner bisherigen Medikation die da wäre : Alle 3 hrs. Stalevo 250 mg , Sifrol 0,35mg und im Falle einer schnellen Hilfe bei Bedarf Madopar LT afgelöst in Wasser zum trinken . trotzalledem geht es mir zunehmend schlechter , d.h. krumme Haltug , schlurfender Gang und Krämpfe in den Oberschenkel .Meine Frage ist diese Medikamentierung richtig ?


I was told by one Dr. that trepiline is very bad for your heart, today I was told my neorologist should never have given me Trepiline together with Azilect 1mg as it is very dangerous. Please tell my why. I have parkinsons and I am a 35 year old female ## It is actually the combination of the two that can be dangerous for your heart, as well as a lot of other biological processes, not necessarily either one by itself. Your neurologist was correct, there are many severe warnings about using these two medications together. Here is just a partial list about the problems it can cause when they are used together: tremor, myoclonus, rigidity, diaphoresis, hyperthermia, autonomic instability, hypertensive crises, disseminated intravascular coagulation, severe convulsive seizures, coma, and dea...


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Rasagiline Mesylate
  • Tablet: 0.5mg, 1mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Azilect: (4 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 43353-015 Azilect 1 mg Oral Tablet by Aphena Pharma Solutions - Tennessee, LLC
  • 54868-6206 Azilect 1 mg Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 68546-142 Azilect 0.5 mg Oral Tablet by Teva Neuroscience, Inc.
  • 68546-229 Azilect 1 mg Oral Tablet by Teva Neuroscience, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Rasagiline Mesylate or a similar ingredient: (2 results)

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