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Apomorphine

Apomorphine Information

Apomorphine Benefits & Uses

Apomorphine is used to treat the following -

Apomorphine Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Apomorphine

Apomorphine

Apomorphine Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Apomorphine is used -

  1. Dizziness Mild
  2. Hallucinations
  3. Agitation
  4. Confusion
  5. Headache Mild
  6. Angina Pectoris
  7. Orthostatic Hypotension (Sudden Lowering of Blood Pressure on Standing)
  8. Injection Site Allergic Reaction
  9. Nausea or vomiting
  10. Anxiety Mild
  11. Weakness

Apomorphine Related Warnings

Is the use of Apomorphine safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women may experience moderate side effects from Apomorphine. It is best to stop taking Apomorphine immediately and inform your doctor if you notice any discomfort.

Moderate

Is the use of Apomorphine safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding can experience some moderate side effects of Apomorphine. Immediately discontinue Apomorphine if you observe any side effects. Contact your doctor, and restart using it only if your doctor considers it safe for you.

Moderate

What is the effect of Apomorphine on the Kidneys?

Apomorphine may have mild side effects on the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Apomorphine on the Liver?

Apomorphine is completely safe for the liver.

Safe

What is the effect of Apomorphine on the Heart?

Apomorphine is rarely harmful for the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Apomorphine with Other Drugs

Apomorphine should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Paracetamol,Tramadol

    Apomorphine Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Apomorphine unless your doctor advises you to do so -

    1. Schizophrenia
    2. Suicidal Tendency
    3. Asthma
    4. Depression
    5. Heart Disease
    6. Diabetes
    7. Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    8. Kidney Disease

    Frequently asked Questions about Apomorphine

    Is this Apomorphine habit forming or addictive?

    Apomorphine is not addictive in nature.

    No

    Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

    After taking Apomorphine you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

    Dangerous

    Is it safe?

    Yes, Apomorphine is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

    Is it able to treat mental disorders?

    Yes, taking Apomorphine can treat mental disorders.

    Yes

    Apomorphine Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    Interaction between Food and Apomorphine

    You can take Apomorphine with food.

    Safe

    Interaction between Alcohol and Apomorphine

    Taking Apomorphine with alcohol can have severely harmful effects on your health.

    Severe
    This medicine data has been created by -
    Dr. Md Saadullah
    M.Pharma, Pharmacy
    3 Years of Experience
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    Dr. Vikas Chauhan
    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    2 Years of Experience
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    References

    1. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 661
    2. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Apokyn® (apomorphine hydrochloride)