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Basic Drug Info
Drug Name:COGENTIN
Manufacturer:OVATION PHARMACEUTICALS
Other Info:

Manufactured by Merck &Co.

Inc., Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889, U.S.A.

for:OVATION PHARMACEUTICALS ­ Deerfield, IL 60015, U.S.A.Revised SEPTEMBER 2005



Clinical Trials:


Indications and Usage
For use as an adjunct in the therapy of all forms of parkinsonism.
Parkinsonian Disorders -- A group of disorders which feature impaired motor control characterized by bradykinesia, MUSCLE RIGIDITY; TREMOR; and postural instability. Parkinsonian diseases are generally divided into primary parkinsonism (see PARKINSON DISEASE), secondary parkinsonism (see PARKINSON DISEASE, SECONDARY) and inherited forms. These conditions are associated with dysfunction of dopaminergic or closely related motor integration neuronal pathways in the BASAL GANGLIA.

Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to any component of COGENTIN injection.
Hypersensitivity -- Altered reactivity to an antigen, which can result in pathologic reactions upon subsequent exposure to that particular antigen.

Warnings
Safe use in pregnancy has not been established.

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