The Neupro (NU-pro, rotigotine) patch will be back for Parkinson's disease, and it's now also approved for restless legs syndrome

The Neupro (NU-pro, rotigotine) patch will be back for Parkinson's disease, and it's now also approved for restless legs syndrome.

Neupro was recalled in 2008...but now it's been reformulated.

Neupro is a dopamine agonist similar to oral pramipexole (Mirapex, etc) or ropinirole (Requip, etc). Expect Neupro to work about as well...and have similar side effects.

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