Why do I need this medicine?
Rasagiline is used alone or together with other medicines to treat Parkinson’s disease. Parkinson’s disease is a disorder that affects movement of a person, causing symptoms such as tremors, muscle stiffness, slowed movement and impaired balance or walking. It is used to improve the medicinal effect of other Parkinson’s disease medicines such as levodopa.
Rasagiline does not cure Parkinson’s disease but it can improve the quality of life for people who have the disease.
How do I take this medicine?
Take Rasagiline exactly as directed by your doctor or according to the instructions on the label. Do not take more or less than instructed by your doctor.
You may take Rasagiline with or without food. Try to take it at the same time each day.
Rasagiline must be taken regularly for it to be effective. Continue taking Rasagiline even when you feel better. Do not stop taking it unless instructed otherwise, as stopping it suddenly could worsen your condition.