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Antiparkinsonian drug

Antiparkinsonian drug Classification¬†¬† 1. Drug affecting brain dopaminergic system Dopamine precursor: Levodopa  (I-dopa)Peripheral decarboxylase inhibitors: Carbidopa, BenserazideDopaminergic agonists: Bromocriptine, Ropinirole, PramipexoleMAO-B inhibitors: Selegiline, RasagilineCOMT inhibitors: Entacapone, TolcaponeGlutamate (NMDA receptor) antagonist (Dopamine facilitator): Amantadine  2. Drugs affecting brain cholinergic system Central...
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