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Parkinson's Disease Medications

Definition of Parkinson's Disease:

A progressive, neurological disease first described in 1817 by James Parkinson.

The pathology is not completely understood, but there appears to be consistent changes in the melanin-containing nerve cells in the brainstem

Drugs associated with Parkinson's Disease

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of Parkinson's Disease. This service should be used as a supplement to, and NOT a substitute for, the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgment of healthcare practitioners.

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Akineton (Pro, More...)
generic name: biperiden class: anticholinergic antiparkinson agents
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Apokyn (Pro, More...)
generic name: apomorphine class: dopaminergic antiparkinsonism agents
3 reviews
   
7.3
Artane (More...)
generic name: trihexyphenidyl class: anticholinergic antiparkinson agents
2 reviews
   
3.7
Azilect (Pro, More...)
generic name: rasagiline class: dopaminergic antiparkinsonism agents
6 reviews
   
7.5
Cogentin (Pro, More...)
generic name: benztropine class: anticholinergic antiparkinson agents
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Comtan (Pro, More...)
generic name: entacapone class: dopaminergic antiparkinsonism agents
3 reviews
   
5.0
Eldepryl (Pro, More...)
generic name: selegiline class: dopaminergic antiparkinsonism agents, monoamine oxidase inhibitors
1 review
   
10
Exelon (Pro, More...)
generic name: rivastigmine class: cholinesterase inhibitors
2 reviews
   
4.5
Mirapex (Pro, More...)
generic name: pramipexole class: dopaminergic antiparkinsonism agents
4 reviews
   
5.8
Mirapex ER (Pro, More...)
generic name: pramipexole class: dopaminergic antiparkinsonism agents
1 review
   
9.0
Neupro (Pro, More...)
generic name: rotigotine class: dopaminergic antiparkinsonism agents
9 reviews
   
7.5
Parcopa (More...)
generic name: carbidopa/levodopa class: dopaminergic antiparkinsonism agents
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Parlodel (Pro, More...)
generic name: bromocriptine class: dopaminergic antiparkinsonism agents, prolactin inhibitors
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Requip (Pro, More...)
generic name: ropinirole class: dopaminergic antiparkinsonism agents
4 reviews
   
4.2
Requip XL (More...)
generic name: ropinirole class: dopaminergic antiparkinsonism agents
4 reviews
   
7.4
Rytary (Pro, More...)
generic name: carbidopa/levodopa class: dopaminergic antiparkinsonism agents
3 reviews
   
5.0
Sinemet (More...)
generic name: carbidopa/levodopa class: dopaminergic antiparkinsonism agents
4 reviews
   
9.3
Sinemet CR (More...)
generic name: carbidopa/levodopa class: dopaminergic antiparkinsonism agents
2 reviews
   
7.5
Stalevo (Pro, More...)
generic name: carbidopa/entacapone/levodopa class: dopaminergic antiparkinsonism agents
5 reviews
   
6.0
Symmetrel (Pro, More...)
generic name: amantadine class: adamantane antivirals, dopaminergic antiparkinsonism agents
1 review
   
6.5
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Alternative treatments for Parkinson's Disease

The following products are considered to be alternative treatments or natural remedies for Parkinson's Disease. Their efficacy may not have been scientifically tested to the same degree as the drugs listed in the table above. However there may be historical, cultural or anecdotal evidence linking their use to the treatment of Parkinson's Disease.

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