About Careers MedBlog Contact us
Medindia LOGIN REGISTER
Advertisement

Drugs for the Treatment of Parkinsons Disease: Trade Names and Generic Names

This section has a list of generic name(s) and the several brand name(s) of the drugs used for the treatment of Idiopathic Parkinsonism (Parkinsonís Disease ). Its purpose is to provide doctors and consumers a ready reckoner to find the relevant drugs.
The information helps you learn more about the generic drug, including its brand name(s), price, dosage, side effects, adverse events, how to take and appropriate times to take it by simply click on the drugs. Plus there are FAQs too about each drug.
Advertisement

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.
Trade Names :

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.
Trade Names :
Advertisement

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.
Advertisement

Entacapone

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

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.
Trade Names :

Rasagiline

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

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.



Related Drugs by Medical Condition

Fahr's Syndrome - Drugs

Sleep Disorder - Drugs

Recommended Reading
Nervous System
The Central nervous system consists of the brain, the spinal cord, and the body's nerve network. This complex system is based on one kind of cell the neurons.
Sleep Disorder
Sleep disorders can either be having difficulty in getting sleep or dozing off at inappropriate time.
 Brilliant Human Brain - Animation
The most amazing and complex organ in the entire universe, the human brain continues to remain an enigma.
Top Ten Facts About Senior Health
Interesting Facts about Senior Health or elderly world population that will make up 18% of the world population by 2025
Diseases Related to Old Age
Ageing is referred to the accumulation of changes that brings a person closer to death.
Nutritional Management of Parkinsons disease
Parkinson's disease is a brain disorder which leads to many other related effects. Nutrition plays an important role in management of the disease.
Parkinson's Disease - Surgical Treatment - Animation
Slide animation on surgery for Parkinson disease. Surgery is only indicated where drugs fail to control the symptoms of this progressive movement disorder. Surgery cannot cure the disease.
Quiz on Parkinson's Disease
Parkinson's disease is a disease of the central nervous system. Here's an interesting quiz to find out more about this degenerative ...
Top 10 Amazing Brain Facts
The brain is the most amazing and complex organ in this universe and has billions of nerve cells called as neurons. Medindia brings to you the top 10 amazing brain facts.
Top 13 Latest Facts & Figures on Alzheimer's Disease
Alzheimer's disease is an irreversible age-related brain disorder that destroys the memory associated with the ability to carry out even the simplest tasks. Here are some facts and figures on Alzheimer's disease.
Fahr's Syndrome
Fahr''s syndrome is a rare, neurological disorder first described by Karl Theodor Fahr, a German neurologist in 1930.
Infographics on Parkinson's Disease
Parkinson's disease is an incurable neurodegenerative disorder affecting more than 6.3 million people worldwide. View infographic on Parkinson's disease
Drugs for Medical Condition A - Z
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Parkinson's Disease
Parkinsonís disease is a neurodegenerative disease caused by progressive dopamine brain cells loss. Symptoms of Parkinsonís disease are correctable to an extent.
Advertisement
Drugs Search

    Advertisement
    What's New on Medindia
    Quench Your Thirst for Knowledge: A Water Quiz
    Quiz on Umbilical Cord
    Scorpion Sting
    View all

    Medindia Newsletters Subscribe to our Free Newsletters!
    Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.
    This site uses cookies to deliver our services.By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie Policy, Privacy Policy, and our Terms of Use  Ok, Got it. Close