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Your healthcare provider may recommend using rotigotine patches to help relieve the symptoms of Parkinson's disease or restless legs syndrome. This medicated patch is available by prescription only and is applied to the skin once daily. It is generally well tolerated, but side effects are possible and may include drowsiness, nausea, and vomiting.
What Is Rotigotine?Rotigotine (Neupro®) is a prescription medication approved to treat Parkinson's disease and restless legs syndrome (RLS). It comes in the form of a skin patch that is applied just once a day.
Are There Side Effects?Just like any medicine, rotigotine can cause side effects. However, not everyone who uses the medication will have problems. In fact, many people tolerate it quite well.