Nuplazid (pimavanserin) prescription available online 

If you are suffering from Parkinson's disease related hallucinations and delusions, Nuplazid can help. Get a new prescription or refill of Nuplazid from a board-certified doctor online.*

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FDA-approved for treating delusions associated with Parkinson's disease

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About Nuplazid (pimavanserin)

Nuplazid is considered part of the drug class of atypical antipsychotics, which function by inhibiting the breakdown of a certain neurotransmitter in your brain, thus helping with mental disorders or illnesses.

Some conditions that Nuplazid is known to treat include:

  • Hallucinations and delusions associated with Parkinson's disease

  • Lewy body dementia

Nuplazid is available only by prescription. It is available in a generic formulation under different brand names, including pimavanserin.

Nuplazid may be prescribed as a tablet. It's always important to follow the specific instructions on your prescription, as they can vary based on the formulation and dosage you are prescribed.

If you are prescribed Nuplazid, be sure to complete the full course of the medication even if you start to feel better unless your doctor specifically tells you to stop.

If you don't complete your prescription, the hallucinations associated with your condition may return and be worse than before.

Nuplazid uses

There are 2 FDA-approved uses for Nuplazid, but it may also be used off-label to treat other conditions. Your online medical professional may prescribe it for any of the following common reasons. It's also possible that your healthcare provider may prescribe it for other reasons not listed here. Ask your online doctor or pharmacist if you have questions about why a medication is prescribed.

  • Hallucinations associated with Parkinson's disease

    Nuplazid is the first and only FDA-approved medication for treating hallucinations and delusions associated with Parkinson's disease. It's an atypical antipsychotic that helps to reduce or eliminate psychotic symptoms without causing other serious side effects, such as those seen with other antipsychotic medications.

  • Lewy body dementia

    Nuplazid is also FDA-approved to treat the hallucinations associated with Lewy body dementia. This type of dementia is characterized by a build-up of the protein alpha-synuclein in the brain, which can lead to problems with thinking, movement, and behavior.

Nuplazid side effects

  • The side effects associated with taking Nuplazid are typically mild. Most Nuplazid side effects are associated with the medicine's interactions with other medications or underlying medical conditions. According to Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc, the makers of Nuplazid, Nuplazid has some common side effects. They may include:

    • Hallucination

    • Swelling in the extremities (e.g. legs or arms)

    • Confusion

    • Nausea

    Other adverse effects, which are less common but might be more severe, could include:

    • Constipation

    You should call your doctor if you notice any of these side effects or if you develop any other new or concerning symptoms. Patients with dementia-related psychosis unrelated to the hallucinations and delusions associated with Parkinson's disease psychosis should not use Nuplazid.

How to take Nuplazid

Your pharmacist will provide you with instructions on how to take your Nuplazid prescription.

Be sure to read your prescription label and follow the instructions. Call your doctor or pharmacy if you have any questions.

Nuplazid can come in different forms and doses, so follow the specific instructions on your prescription. It is typically prescribed as a 34 mg capsule once dailySome specific instructions may include a recommendation to take the medicine with or without food.

What to avoid while taking Nuplazid

Nuplazid has 3 drug interactions. Don't change what you take without checking with your doctor or pharmacist. That includes other medications or supplements (e.g. St. John's wort), as well as over-the-counter drugs.

Ask your doctor or pharmacist if it is acceptable to consume alcohol while taking Nuplazid.

It is important to avoid drinking alcohol while taking Nuplazid. Some research shows that regular alcohol consumption may increase the risk of developing dementia. Alcohol may also reduce the medication's ability to do its job, making it harder to manage the hallucinations associated with your condition.

Medication alternatives to Nuplazid

  • Psychosis associated with Parkinson's disease

  • Lewy body dementia

    Rivastigmine (Exelon)

    Isocarboxazid (Marplan)

    Phenelzine (Nardil)

    Tranylcypromine (Parnate)

Nuplazid prescription FAQs

  • How much does Nuplazid cost?

    Nuplazid oral capsule 34 mg is around $4,816 for a supply of 30 capsules. It is a prescription medication to treat hallucinations and delusions associated with Parkinson's disease psychosis. The cost may vary depending on you insurance coverage. The liquid nutritional supplement costs more.

  • How can I refill my Nuplazid prescription?

    Nuplazid is only available by prescription, so you will need to see a board-certified doctor to get a refill on your prescription. To get started, book a virtual appointment with one of our top rated board-certified doctors. After a qualifying evaluation, your prescription will be sent to your local pharmacy for pickup.

  • Is Nuplazid an antipsychotic?

    Nuplazid is not technically an antipsychotic, but it is an atypical antipsychotic. It is an FDA-approved treatment for treating hallucinations and delusions associated with Parkinson disease psychosis. However, it is effective in treating symptoms of schizophrenia as well.

  • What class of medication is Nuplazid?

    Nuplazid is a new drug class called an atypical antipsychotic. It obtained FDA approval in 2016 to treat hallucinations and delusions associated with Parkinson's disease psychosis.

  • How long does it take for Nuplazid to work?

    There is no one-size-fits-all answer to this question, as the time it takes for Nuplazid to work will vary from person to person. However, many people report that they begin to see results within two weeks of starting treatment.

  • Who should not take Nuplazid?

    Elderly patients with dementia-related psychosis should not take Nuplazid due potential increased risk of death. Patients with a history (or family history) of cardiac arrhythmias, including QT prolongation, sudden deathand other serious cardiovascular conditions, should also not take Nuplazid. Nuplazid should also not be given to patients who are pregnant or breastfeeding.

  • What happens if I miss a dose of Nuplazid?

    If you miss a dose of Nuplazid, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take two doses at once.

    If you are taking Nuplazid for Parkinson's disease, do not stop taking it without talking to healthcare professionals. Suddenly stopping Nuplazid can cause serious side effects.

  • What happens if I take too much Nuplazid?

    Nuplazid is a prescription drug and should only be taken as directed by a healthcare professional. Taking too much Nuplazid dose could result in serious side effects, including death. Don't take other medicines to control it as they may cause some other issues.

    If you experience any of the following symptoms or allergic reactions, contact healthcare professionals immediately or go to the nearest poison control center:

    • Severe Allergic reaction

    • Hallucinations

    • Severe confusion

    • Fever

    • Extremely high blood pressure

    • Uncontrolled muscle movements

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