Active ingredients: Apomorphine
APO-go AMPOULES 10 mg/ml Solution for Injection or Infusion.
Solution for Injection or Infusion.
Clear, colourless or almost colourless, practically free from visible particles
1ml contains 10mg apomorphine hydrochloride
2ml contains 20mg apomorphine hydrochloride
5ml contains 50mg apomorphine hydrochloride
Excipient: Sodium metabisulphite (E223) 1mg per ml
For a full list of excipients, see Section 6.1
Apomorphine is a direct stimulant of dopamine receptors and while possessing both D1 and D2 receptor agonist properties does not share transport or metabolic pathways with levodopa. Its actions on parkinsonian motor disability are likely to be mediated at post-synaptic receptor sites.
Sodium metabisulphite (E223)
Hydrochloric acid, concentrated (for pH adjustment)
Sodium hydroxide (for pH adjustment)
Water for injections
The ampoules are contained in a plastic tray within a cardboard carton.
There are two types of ampoules:
Bundle packs of 25 and 50 ampoules are available in some territories.
Not all pack sizes are marketed.
Genus Pharmaceuticals Limited
Park View House
65 London Road
January 2000 / January 2010