What Are The Uses Of Rasagiline?
Rasagiline is an irreversible inhibitor of monoamine oxidase-B (MAO) is used in the treatment of symptoms of Parkinson’s disease like shakiness (tremor), difficulty in moving and stiffness.
It may also be used to reduce the episodes of “off time” (periods of slow movement or stiffness).
What Are The Side Effects Of Rasagiline?
Some common side effects that may be caused by the administration of rasagiline are:
- Weight loss, drowsiness
- Stomach/abdominal pain
- Joint pain, dizziness
- Dry mouth, heartburn, nausea
Please consult a physician if the symptoms are persistent.
What Are The Contraindications Of Rasagiline?
Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:
Pheochromocytoma (a kind of adrenal gland tumor)