Active ingredients: safinamide
What it is used for
Xadago is indicated for the treatment of adult patients with fluctuating idiopathic Parkinsons disease (PD) as add-on therapy to a regimen that includes levodopa (L-Dopa)
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
- Store below 30 degrees Celsius
- Shelf lifetime is 4 Years.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Orange to copper, round, biconcave, immediate release, film-coated tablet (9mm in diameter) with metallic gloss and embossed with "100" on one side.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on August 1, 2021. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient safinamide
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website
Reporting side effects
This medicine is under additional monitoring as it is new or being used in a different way. You can help identify new safety information by reporting any side effects you may get.