Active Ingredient(s):Apomorphine Hydrochloride FDA Approved: * May 21, 2020 Pharm Company: *SUNOVION PHARMS INC Category:Parkinsons
Apomorphine, sold under the brand name Apokyn among others, is a type of aporphine having activity as a non-selective dopamine agonist which activates both D2-like and, to a much lesser extent, D1-like receptors. It also acts as an antagonist of 5-HT2 and α-adrenergic receptors with high affinity. The compound is historically a morphine decomposition product made by boiling morphine with concentrated acid, hence the -morphine suffix. Contrary to its name, apomorphine d...
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