Active Ingredient(s): Apomorphine
FDA Approved: * April 20, 2004
Pharm Company: * VERNALIS
Category: Parkinsons

Apomorphine, sold under the brand name Apokyn among others, is a type of aporphine having activity as a non-selective dopamine agonist which activates both D2-like and, to a much lesser extent, D1-like receptors.[1] It also acts as an antagonist of 5-HT2 and α-adrenergic receptors with high affinity. The compound is historically a morphine decomposition product made by boiling morphine with concentrated acid, hence the -morphine suffix. Contrary to its name, apomorphine d... [wikipedia]

* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.
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Dosage List

Apokyn 30 mg/3ml Subcutaneous Injection
NDC: 15054-0211
Tercica, Inc.
Apokyn 30 mg/3ml Subcutaneous Injection
NDC: 27505-004
Us Worldmeds, LLC

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