Northera is a synthetic amino acid precursor. Northera acts as a prodrug to the neurotransmitters epinephrine and norepinephrine. In addition, Northera can also cross the protective blood-brain barrier (BBB). Northera is used for the treatment of lightheadedness, dizziness or the feeling of blackout in the adult patients which is caused by primary autonomic failure.
Drug Name: Northera
Generic name: Droxidopa