Pharmerica Is Proud To Be The Exclusive Long-Term Care
Pharmacy Provider For Apokyn®.
PharMerica is the exclusive long-term care pharmacy provider for APOKYN, an FDA-approved treatment for acute, intermittent “off” episodes in patients with advanced Parkinson’s disease (PD). It provides rapid relief and reliable return to an “on” state for residents who experience episodes while waiting for oral medication to work.
APOKYN is an FDA-approved treatment for acute, intermittent “off” episodes in patients with advanced Parkinson’s disease (PD).
Be used reliably first thing in the morning1
Provide rapid relief and reliable return to an “on” state2,3
Help manage Parkinson’s disease symptoms by quickly ending “off” episodes2,3
Help patients walk, talk, and move around more easily2,3
Be used when needed, up to 5 times a day4
APOKYN is indicated for the acute, intermittent treatment of hypomobility and “off” episodes (end-of-dose wearing-off and unpredictable “on-off” episodes) associated with advanced Parkinson’s disease. APOKYN has been studied as an adjunct to other medications. The most common adverse events seen in controlled trials of APOKYN were yawning, drowsiness/ somnolence, dyskinesias, dizziness/postural hypotension, rhinorrhea, nausea and/or vomiting, hallucinations/confusion, and edema/swelling of the extremities.
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1. Isaacson S, et al. Mov Disord Clin Practice. 2017;4(1):78-83
2. Pfeiffer RF, et al. Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2007;13(2):937–100.
3. Trosch DM, Mov Disord. 2004;19(Suppl 9):S217.
4. APOKYN®. Louisville, KY: US WorldMeds, LLC; 2017