Permax

Active Ingredient(s): Pergolide
FDA Approved: * December 30, 1988
Pharm Company: * VALEANT
Category: Parkinsons

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



Permax Overview

Pergolide (trade names Permax, Prascend) is an ergoline-based dopamine receptor agonist used in some countries for the treatment of Parkinson's disease (PD). PD is associated with reduced dopamine activity in the substantia nigra of the brain. Pergolide acts on many of the same receptors as dopamine to increase receptor activity. It was patented in 1978 and approved for medical use in 1989.[1] In 2007, pergolide was withdrawn from the U.S. market for human use after several p...

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My mother, a long term parkinsons sufferer, recently went into hospital as she had been off her food and needed building up. She was prescribed permax 50 micrograms three times daily along with her regular sinimet. By mistake she was given 500 milligrams three times daily for a week before it was spotted by the pharmacist. She suffered hallucinations, drowsiness to the point of being totally out of it and seizures. The hospital are saying that that overdose would not have caused her to deteriate to the extent that we were called in as they were not expecting her to last the afternoon. I am not convinced by this, has anyone got a comment to make as she is still extremely unwell and not expected to leave hospital. ## I am so sorry to hear about how bad your mom is because of the hospital&...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Pergolide
  • Tablet: 0.05mg, 0.25mg, 1mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Permax: (3 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0187-0839 Permax 0.05 mg Oral Tablet by Valeant Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 0187-0840 Permax 0.25 mg Oral Tablet by Valeant Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 0187-0841 Permax 1 mg Oral Tablet by Valeant Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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




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