The neupro patch placement tracker can help you rotate your application site every day. For application to skin which has hair, shave the area at least 3 days prior to placement of the patch. Parkinsons disease is characterized by resting tremor, stiffness or rigidity, slowness of movement, and postural instability leading to falls. Remember to record the patch location on a body map12 chart included in appendix 1. Do not stop taking neupro rotigotine all of a sudden without calling your doctor.
There are currently no generic alternatives to neupro. Once you establish a 14day pattern, follow the same pattern for each 2week period. Neupro rotigotine dose, indications, adverse effects. Pharmacokinetic profile of neupro patch administrated at 2 mg, 4 mg, 6 mg and 8 mgday weekly in patients with earlystage parkinsons disease the safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Find medication information including related drug classes, side effects, patient statistics and answers to frequently asked questions. Side effects of neupro rotigotine transdermal system. Throw away the patch in a trashcan that is inaccessible by children or. Take a few minutes to watch the video and read through the instructions on how to apply the neupro patch. Its a huge improvement for me if i put it on the thigh. Rotigotine neupro national drug monograph march 20. Low levels of dopamine in the brain are associated with parkinsons disease.
Neupro rotigotine transdermal system is a nonergoline dopamine agonist used to treat early signs and symptoms of parkinsons disease. If you have any of these problems, talk to your doctor. Neupro was eligible for patent challenges on may 9, 2011. Remove the patch right away and call your doctor if you have swelling of the lips or tongue, chest pain, or trouble breathing or swallowing. Also, do not wear neupro during medical procedures called magnetic resonance imaging mri or cardioversion because this could cause skin burns. Heat may cause too much medicine from a neupro patch to pass through your skin. Irritation and sensitization potential of repeat applications of. Neupro may make you fall asleep suddenly or without warning while doing normal activities, such as driving, which may result in accidents. This body map shows the areas where you can apply neupro. For reaching the needed doses, different patches of neupro are available, each releasing a different amount of the active substance per day. Neupro has some of the same effects as a chemical called dopamine, which occurs naturally in your body. Neupro patch when is best time to put it on dailystrength.
If you have any difficulty applying the neupro patch, please call our tollfree help line at 18445992273. There is currently no therapeutically equivalent version of neupro available in the united states. Neupro skin patches are used to treat symptoms of parkinsons disease, such as stiffness, tremors, muscle spasms, and poor muscle control neupro is also used to treat restless legs syndrome rls. Peel off the backing from the patch as directed and apply the patch to a clean, dry, and hairless area of the skin on the front of the abdomen, thigh, hip, side of the lower back, shoulder, or upper arm.
If a neupro patch falls off, apply a new neupro patch for the rest of the day. Read the instructions for use that comes with your neupro patch before you start using it and each time you get a refill. Rotigotine transdermal skin patch is used to treat symptoms of parkinsons disease, such as stiffness, tremors, muscle spasms, and poor muscle control. Do not put cream, lotion, ointment, oil, or powder on the skin area where the patch. After that, apply a fresh patch at the usual time on the next day. If you forget to change the patch at the usual time, remove the patch you are wearing and put on a new patch. The following day, apply a new patch at your regular time. See va pbm map and center for medication safetys guidance on offlabel. Apply your neupro patch to a different place on your skin each day, for example, from the right side to the left side and from the upper body to the lower body. View patch placement tracker document experience created by neupro on relayto. The following day, remove that patch and apply a new patch at the usual time. It is believed that dopamine agonists work by stimulating dopamine receptors in the brain.
Fraudulent online pharmacies may attempt to sell an illegal generic version of neupro. Have had many drug trials over the years, and my body gets used to them and stops working. Use the figures below to track your patch placement over 14 days. Neupro is a prescription patch that can be used to treat parkinsons disease and moderate to severe restless legs syndrome rls. Neupro is a prescription medicine used to treat parkinsons disease. Fold the patch in half so that the sticky sides are folded together. Its important to apply the neupro rotigotine transdermal system patch correctly so you get the dose of medicine your doctor prescribed. Rls consists of an uncomfortable or disagreeable sensation associated with an urge to move that occurs most often when. Rotigotine, sold under the brand name neupro among others, is a dopamine agonist of the nonergoline class of medications indicated for the treatment of parkinsons disease pd and restless legs syndrome rls. Do not stop or change your treatment with neupro without talking to your doctor.
Press the patch firmly in place for about 30 seconds to make sure it stays on. Rotigotine patches neupro for parkinsons disease nps. Home rss feeds site map terms and conditions disclaimer. It is formulated as a oncedaily transdermal patch which provides a slow and constant supply of the drug over the course of 24 hours. Too much medicine could be absorbed into your body. There are seven drug master file entries for this compound. For all staff responsible for administering transdermal patches in care homes. Additional details are available on the rotigotine profile page. If the area of skin that was covered by the patch becomes irritated or develops a rash, do. Neupro 3 mg24 h transdermal patch patients leaflet. The brand name neupro is discontinued, but generic versions may be available. Rotigotine transdermal route description and brand names. Us anda litigation and generic entry outlook for neupro.
Rotate application site daily from between the right and left side as well as the upper and lower body. Read the patient information that comes with neupro before you start using it and each. Pharmacokinetic profile of neupro patch administrated at 2. If it is necessary to apply neupro to a hairy area, the area should be shaved at least 3 days prior to neupro application. Rotigotine is the only dopamine agonist available in patch formulation and. Rotigotine medicare coverage and copay details goodrx. The chances of having hallucinations or these other psychoticlike changes are higher in people with parkinsons disease who are elderly, taking neupro, or taking higher doses of neupro. The following information is not intended to endorse any particular medication. Patch placement tracker neupro rotigotine transdermal system. Neupro should not be applied to the same application site more than once every 14 days and should not be placed on skin that is oily, irritated, or damaged, or where it will be rubbed by tight clothing. Treatment of restless legs syndrome you will start by using one neupro 1 mg24 h patch daily. It is a dopamine agonist that helps improve muscle control and reduce muscle stiffness to allow more normal movements of the body. If you have any difficulty applying the neupro patch, please call.
Neupro can cause decreases in blood pressure, especially when you start or increase your dose. Your neupro patch should not be applied to the same area of your skin more than 1 time every 14 days. Rotigotine transdermal patch is used to treat symptoms of parkinsons disease, sometimes called shaking palsy. I find that the only effective placement area is my inner thigh. Mark your 14day patch placement pattern on the body map. Neupro rotigotine transdermal system drug overview and. If you put the patch too low down your leg, over the muscle, it does deliver faster. Apply the patch to a clean, dry, intact, and healthy skin area on your stomach, thigh, hip, flank side of the body between the ribs and the pelvis. Avoid applying creams, lotions, ointments, oils, and powders to the skin area where your neupro patch will be placed.
Write the number 1 by the map location that corresponds to where you place the patch on day 1, a number 2 by your day 2 location, and so on. Avoid exposing the neupro patch you are wearing to heating pads, electric blankets, heat lamps, saunas, hot tubs, heated water beds, and direct sunlight. If the patch falls off, apply a new patch to a different place on your skin for the rest of the day. Use the body map, below, to track where you place the patch each day. Neupro transdermal patch 24 hour drug information, side. Neupro is a prescription medicine used to treat parkinson. Peel off the backing from the patch as directed and apply the patch to a clean, dry, and hairless area of the skin on the front.
Neupro patch fda prescribing information, side effects. It is thought to elicit its beneficial effect by acting on dopamine d3, d2 and d1 receptors. Tell your doctor if you get a rash, redness, swelling, or itching that will not go away. Id like to get to 0mg but not sure i can do without it yet. Common side effects of neupro rotigotine transdermal system include. The next day, apply a new patch at your regular time. Neupro is a transdermal system that provides continuous delivery of rotigotine, a nonergoline dopamine agonist, for 24 hours following application to intact skin. Im only wearing the patch for about 8 hours a day because it keeps me from sleeping. If you need to stop neupro rotigotine, you will want to slowly stop it as ordered by your doctor. See va pbmmap and center for medication safetys guidance on offlabel. These medications may be counterfeit and potentially unsafe.
Hold the patch with both hands, with the protective liner on top. Although i can tell if i removed a patch before shower and forgot to replace though within an hour. Download a new patch placement tracker watch a video showing how to apply the neupro patch see if you qualify to save on neupro mark your 14day patch placement pattern on the body map right eft ront side back neupro is a prescription medicine used to treat parkinsons disease and moderatetosevere primary restless legs syndrome. Do not apply the patch on oily, broken, or irritated skin. Skin reactions may occur at the site where you apply neupro. Applying the neupro rotigotine transdermal system patch. Care home transdermal patch placement chart adapted by john dicomidis and beth walton, complex care, abuhb and alex kelleher, care inn ltd the patch should be.
Rotigotine transdermal route proper use mayo clinic. When applied to intact skin, neupro is designed to. If you miss a dose or forget to change your neupro patch, apply a new neupro patch as soon as you. Rotigotine neupro is an expensive drug used to control the signs and symptoms of parkinsons disease or restless legs syndrome. Neupro rotigotine dosing, indications, interactions. If your neupro patch falls off, apply a new neupro patch for the rest of the day.516 416 453 140 1466 367 13 1102 512 156 1054 716 343 1182 560 393 951 1284 209 1032 145 860 838 226 1103 722 918 304 361 1403 1228 633 1289 215 1181 968 1367