Neuro Drugs

  1. bromocriptine
    • Dopamine Receptor Agonist
    • Can take with or without food

    Brand Name: Parlodel
  2. Ropinirole
    • Dopamine Receptor Agonist
    • Brand Name: Requip
  3. Pramipexole
    • Dopamine Receptor Agonist
    • Brand Name: Mirapex
  4. Tolcapone
    COMT Inhibitor

    Brand Name: Tasmar
  5. Entacapone
    COMT Inhibitor

    Brand Name: Comtan
  6. Riluzole
    • Neuro-protective agent
    • Used for ALS
    • Delays onset of symptoms

    Brand Name: Rilutek
  7. Plasmapheresis

    When is it used?
    Removal, treatment, and return of (components of) blood plasma from blood circulation

    • Myasthenia Gravis
    • Guillain-BarrĂ©
  8. Pyridostigmine
    Cholinesterase Inhibitor

    Treats muscle weakness in myasthenia gravis

    Brand Names: Mestinon, Regonol
  9. Neostigmine
    Acetylcholinesterase inhibitor

    Improves muscle tone in myasthenia gravis

    Trade Name: Prostigmin
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318194
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Neuro Drugs
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Neuro Drugs
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