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

Pergolide, sold under the brand name Permax and Prascend (veterinary) among others, is an ergoline-based dopamine receptor agonist used in some countries for the treatment of Parkinson's disease. Parkinson's disease 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 withdr... [wikipedia]

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Dosage List

Permax 0.05 mg Oral Tablet
NDC: 0187-0839
Valeant Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Permax 0.25 mg Oral Tablet
NDC: 0187-0840
Valeant Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Permax 1 mg Oral Tablet
NDC: 0187-0841
Valeant Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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