Parkinsons Meds

  1. Levodopa/Carbidopa (Sinemet)
    Uses: Parkinson's Dz

    ADE: N/V, Orthostatic hypotension, arrythmias, psych disturbances, Blepharospasm, Oculogyric crisis.
  2. Amantadine (Symmetrel)
    Uses: Parkinson's Dz, adjunct for pituitary tumors

    • ADE: Anticholinergic side effects, Visual disturbances.
    • -benefitial effects lessen over time.
  3. Selegiline (Eldepryl)
    Uses: Parkinson's Dz

    • ADE: Nausea, hallucinations, confusion, hypotension, agitation, depression.
    • -pts muist be monitored closely.
  4. Pramipexole (Mirapex)
    Uses: Parkinson's Dz

    ADE: N/V, Postual Hypotension, CNS effects, Visual Abnormalities.
  5. Ropinirole (Requip)
    Uses: Parkinson's Dz, usless leg syndrome.

    ADE: Syncope, hypotension, N/V, Abnormal vision, xerophthalmia (Dry eyes)
  6. Rasailine (Azilect)
    Uses: Parkinson's Dz

    ADE: Conjunctivitis
Author
sendzik
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136425
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Parkinsons Meds
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Parkinsons Meds
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