ROTIGOTINE is a Schedule H drug.
Rotigotine has some of the same effects as a chemical called dopamine, which occurs naturally in your body. Low levels of dopamine in the brain are associated with Parkinson’s disease.
Rotigotine transdermal (skin patch) is used to treat symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, such as stiffness, tremors, muscle spasms, and poor muscle control. Rotigotine is also used to treat restless legs syndrome (RLS).


ROTIGOTINE is generally used to treat: Parkinson’s Disease, Restless Legs Syndrome
ROTIGOTINE can address symptoms like: Muscle Stiffness, Body Muscle Cramps Or Spasms (painful), Seizures (uncontrollable Jerking Of Limbs)

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is it safe on my liver?
A: Check with your Doctor first

Q: Is it safe on my kidney?
A: Not Safe

Q: Can I take it with alcohol?
A: Not Safe

Q: Is it safe for children?
A: Ask your doctor

Q: Can it be taken during pregnancy?
A: Not enough studies to prove Risk – Ask your Doctor

How Do I Take It?

Route of Administration: Topical (Local Application)


Caution should be exercised in patients with history of high or low blood pressure, heart, liver or kidney disease, lung problems, fluid retention or swelling, mental illness, alcoholism, any allergy, who are taking other medications, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding. It may cause drowsiness or dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery and get up slowly from bed while taking this medication. Avoid alcohol consumption while taking this medication. Patient may develop with increased risk of skin cancer; if it is so consult with your healthcare provider. Avoid exposure to sunlight.

Symptoms of Overdosage

ROTIGOTINE over-dosage can result in: Mood Swings, Confusion, Hallucinations, Seizures (uncontrollable Jerking Of Limbs)

Common Side-Effects

ROTIGOTINE : Hands Swelling, Ankles Swelling, Legs Swelling, Blood Or Red Colored Urine, Eyes Blurred Vision, Pain With Urination, Dizziness, Frequent Urge To Urinate, Head Headache, Lower Back Pain, Nervousness, Ear Pounding, Irregular Heartbeat

Serious Side-Effects

ROTIGOTINE : Depression, Mood Swings, Confusion, Agitation, Hallucinations, Weight Gain

Rare Side-Effects

ROTIGOTINE : Difficulty Breathing, Face Swelling, Body Itching

Disease Interactions

ROTIGOTINE can interfere with: Hypotension, Psychosis, Asthma, Congestive Heart Disease, Acute Renal Failure

Technical Classification


Storage Conditions

Room Temperature (Between 15 To 25 C)

Available Alternatives

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