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Dopaminergic antiparkinsonism agents

What are Dopaminergic antiparkinsonism agents?

Dopaminergic antiparkinsonism agents aim to replace dopamine or prevent the degradation of dopamine. Antiparkinson drugs that aim to replace dopamine in the central nervous system, either release dopamine or mimic the action of dopamine. Drugs that replace dopamine are generally given with peripherally acting dopa carboxylase inhibitors, to prevent the metabolism of levodopa to dopamine peripherally. Dopamine receptor agonists bind to dopamine receptors and mimic the action of dopamine. Selective monoamine oxidase (MAO-B) inhibitors bind to the enzyme MAO-B and prevent dopamine from being broken down. Antiparkinson agents are used to treat Parkinson's disease, which is a degenerative disorder of movement that occurs due to dopamine deficiency in the brain, particularly in the basal ganglia.

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Drug Name Reviews Avg. Ratings
Cycloset (Pro)
generic name: bromocriptine
0 reviews
   
10
Xadago (Pro)
generic name: safinamide
1 review
   
10
Zelapar (Pro)
generic name: selegiline
2 reviews
   
9.5
Mirapex ER (Pro)
generic name: pramipexole
3 reviews
   
9.0
Eldepryl (Pro)
generic name: selegiline
1 review
   
8.5
Emsam (Pro)
generic name: selegiline
32 reviews
   
8.1
Neupro (Pro)
generic name: rotigotine
42 reviews
   
7.8
Sinemet (Pro)
generic name: carbidopa / levodopa
23 reviews
   
7.8
Sinemet CR (Pro)
generic name: carbidopa / levodopa
3 reviews
   
7.7
Mirapex (Pro)
generic name: pramipexole
94 reviews
   
7.6
Stalevo 100
generic name: carbidopa / entacapone / levodopa
0 reviews
   
7.5
Apokyn (Pro)
generic name: apomorphine
3 reviews
   
7.3
Parlodel (Pro)
generic name: bromocriptine
10 reviews
   
7.0
Symmetrel (Pro)
generic name: amantadine
2 reviews
   
7.0
Azilect (Pro)
generic name: rasagiline
7 reviews
   
6.8
Stalevo 200
generic name: carbidopa / entacapone / levodopa
1 review
   
6.5
Requip (Pro)
generic name: ropinirole
101 reviews
   
6.3
Stalevo (Pro)
generic name: carbidopa / entacapone / levodopa
5 reviews
   
6.0
Stalevo 150
generic name: carbidopa / entacapone / levodopa
1 review
   
6.0
Requip XL (Pro)
generic name: ropinirole
5 reviews
   
5.6
Comtan (Pro)
generic name: entacapone
5 reviews
   
4.8
Rytary (Pro)
generic name: carbidopa / levodopa
12 reviews
   
4.7
Duopa (Pro)
generic name: carbidopa / levodopa
0 reviewsAdd rating
Gocovri (Pro)
generic name: amantadine
0 reviewsAdd rating
Lodosyn (Pro)
generic name: carbidopa
0 reviewsAdd rating
Osmolex ER (Pro)
generic name: amantadine
0 reviewsAdd rating
Parcopa (Pro)
generic name: carbidopa / levodopa
0 reviewsAdd rating
Permax
generic name: pergolide
0 reviewsAdd rating
Stalevo 50
generic name: carbidopa / entacapone / levodopa
0 reviewsAdd rating
Stalevo 75
generic name: carbidopa / entacapone / levodopa
0 reviewsAdd rating
Stalevo 125
generic name: carbidopa / entacapone / levodopa
0 reviewsAdd rating
Tasmar (Pro)
generic name: tolcapone
0 reviewsAdd rating

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