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▼ Safinamide for Parkinson’s disease

Abstract

▼ Safinamide (Xadago - Zambon S.p.A) is a monoamine-oxidase B (MAO-B) inhibitor licensed as add-on therapy for people with idiopathic Parkinson’s disease who are experiencing motor fluctuations with levodopa.1 Currently there is no cure for Parkinson’s disease and drugs are used to reduce motor symptoms and improve daily activities.2,3 Here, we review the evidence for this MAO-B inhibitor.

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