What is Safinamide?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Xadago

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Safinamide is an anti-Parkinson's agent and MAO inhibitor which can enhance the activity of dopamine. It is typically used as an add on treatment for existing therapy with levodopa/carbidopa.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
2
None
3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Safinamide

Side effect Patients
Balance problems 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Safinamide

Dosage Patients
50 mg daily 2
100 mg daily 2

Why patients stopped taking Safinamide

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Expense 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Safinamide

Duration

Currently taking Safinamide

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 2

Stopped taking Safinamide

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 5
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 5
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 3

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Safinamide after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Rasagiline (Azilect) 2
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Safinamide.