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Drugs for Parkinsons


List of drugs used to treat the medical condition called Parkinsons . Click on the drug to find more information including the brand names,dose,side-effects, adverse events, when to take the drug and the price of the drug.
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Generic and Trade Names of Drugs for Treatment of Parkinsons Disease

Amantadine

Amantadine is a synthetic (man-made) anti-viral and antiparkinson agent, prescribed for Parkinson's disease and also for treating certain types of flu.
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Apomorphine

Apomorphine is a non-selective dopamine agonist, prescribed for acute, intermittent treatment of hypomobility and loss of control of body movements such as muscle stiffness, slow movements, or trouble moving associated with advanced Parkinson's disease.
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Benztropine

Benztropine is an anticholinergic agent, prescribed for Parkinson disease, tremor and stiffness of muscles.

Biperiden

Biperiden is an anticholinergic agent, prescribed for Parkinson disease and involuntary muscle movement due to neuroleptic drug therapy.
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Entacapone

Entacapone is catechol-o-methyltransferase (COMT) inhibitor, used as an adjunct to levodopa/carbidopa to treat patients with idiopathic ParkinsonĎs disease.
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Pimavanserin

Pimavanserin is an atypical antipsychotic drug which is prescribed for the treatment of hallucinations and delusions in patients with Parkinson disease-associated psychosis.

Piribedil

Piribedil is an antiparkinsonian agent, prescribed for Parkinson's disease, dizziness, and circulatory disorders.
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Rasagiline

Rasagiline is an irreversible inhibitor of monoamine oxidase, prescribed for Parkinsonís disease either alone or with other medications.
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Rotigotine

Rotigotine is a non-ergoline dopamine agonist, prescribed for Parkinson's disease (PD) and restless legs syndrome (RLS).

Safinamide

Safinamide is prescribed as an adjunctive treatment along with the combination of levodopa and carbidopa to treat idiopathic Parkinson's disease during Ďoffí episodes (loss of muscle control and the appearance of muscle stiffness) when levodopaís efficacy is reduced.

Tolcapone

Tolcapone is a catechol-O-methyl transferase (COMT) inhibitor, prescribed for Parkinson's disease along with levodopa/carbidopa.

Ubiquinone / Coenzyme Q10

Ubiquinone / Coenzyme Q10 is a Co-enzyme (Coenzyme Q-10), prescribed for heart failure, angina pectoris (chest pain), high blood pressure, Parkinson's disease, gum disease, and type 2 diabetes.


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Parkinsonís disease is a neurodegenerative disease caused by progressive dopamine brain cells loss. Symptoms of Parkinsonís disease are correctable to an extent.
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