Pharmacological treatment of Parkinson's disease

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Antiparkinson medications are a class of drugs which are used to treat the symptoms of Parkinson's disease.wikipedia
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Parkinson's disease

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Antiparkinson medications are a class of drugs which are used to treat the symptoms of Parkinson's disease.
Initial treatment is typically with the antiparkinson medication levodopa (L-DOPA), followed by dopamine agonists when levodopa becomes less effective.

Trihexyphenidyl

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Trihexyphenidyl, also known as benzhexol and trihex, is an antiparkinsonian agent of the antimuscarinic class.

Diphenhydramine

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The utility of diphenhydramine as an antiparkinson agent is the result of its blocking properties on the muscarinic acetylcholine receptors in the brain.

Dopamine

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Drugs which treat motor symptoms act by directly or indirectly increasing the concentration of dopamine within the striatum.

Lewy body

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Lewy bodies are often seen in the dopaminergic neurons in the brains of patients who have Parkinson's disease; they are abnormal circular structures found within the cytoplasm.

Dopaminergic

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Lewy bodies are often seen in the dopaminergic neurons in the brains of patients who have Parkinson's disease; they are abnormal circular structures found within the cytoplasm. The main categories of antiparkinson drugs are anticholinergic drugs and dopaminergic drugs.

Patients Association

The Patients Association
Rachel Power of the Patients Association said, “People with Parkinson’s have always encountered difficulties in hospital, with non-specialist staff simply not understanding how important it is for them to get their medication strictly on time.

Parkinson's UK

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The ongoing crisis conditions in our hospitals are almost certainly making this problem substantially worse.” Parkinson's UK has launched a ampaign to increase awareness among hospital staff of the importance of patients getting Parkinson's medication on time.

Anticholinergic

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The main categories of antiparkinson drugs are anticholinergic drugs and dopaminergic drugs.

Apomorphine

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* apomorphine

Striatum

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Drugs which treat motor symptoms act by directly or indirectly increasing the concentration of dopamine within the striatum.

Glutamate decarboxylase

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This virus delivered a gene for glutamate decarboxylase (GAD), which is the enzyme responsible for the biosynthesis of the major inhibitory neurotransmitter, GABA.