Active Ingredient(s): Droxidopa
FDA Approved: * February 18, 2014
Category: Neurological Disorders

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

Northera Overview

Droxidopa (INN; trade name Northera; also known as L-DOPS, L-threo-dihydroxyphenylserine, L-threo-DOPS and SM-5688) is a synthetic amino acid precursor which acts as a prodrug to the neurotransmitter norepinephrine (noradrenaline).[1] Unlike norepinephrine, droxidopa is capable of crossing the protective blood–brain barrier (BBB).[1] Contents 1 Indications 2 History 2.1 Clinical trials 3 Pharmacology 4 Side effects 5 References 6 External links ...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Capsule: 100mg, 200mg, 300mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Northera: (6 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 67386-820 Northera 100 mg Oral Capsule by Lundbeck LLC
  • 67386-821 Northera 200 mg Oral Capsule by Lundbeck LLC
  • 67386-822 Northera 300 mg Oral Capsule by Lundbeck LLC
  • 76320-100 Northera 100 mg/1 Oral Capsule by Chelsea Therapeutics Inc
  • 76320-200 Northera 200 mg/1 Oral Capsule by Chelsea Therapeutics Inc
  • 76320-300 Northera 300 mg/1 Oral Capsule by Chelsea Therapeutics Inc

Other drugs which contain Droxidopa or a similar ingredient: (1 result)

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