APOMORPHINE HYDROCHLORIDE (APOKYN) Nursing Considerations

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What is the Generic Name

APOMORPHINE HYDROCHLORIDE

What is the Trade Name for APOMORPHINE HYDROCHLORIDE

APOKYN

What is the Indication for APOMORPHINE HYDROCHLORIDE

  • 1 INDICATIONS AND USAGE APOKYN (apomorphine hydrochloride injection) is indicated for the acute, intermittent treatment of hypomobility, “off” episodes (“end-of-dose wearing off” and unpredictable “on/off” episodes) in patients with advanced Parkinson’s disease. APOKYN has been studied as an adjunct to other medications [see Clinical Studies (14) ] . APOKYN is a non-ergoline dopamine agonist indicated for the acute, intermittent treatment of hypomobility, “off” episodes (“end-of-dose wearing off” and unpredictable “on/off” episodes) associated with advanced Parkinson’s disease ( 1 )

 

 

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