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Parkinson's disease involves degeneration of the
Which drug is the most effective in treatment of PD?
Sinemet - Carbidopa is a decarboxylase inhibitor that prevents peripheral conversion of levodopa to dopamine.
What are all the direct dopamine stimulators?
- Apomorphine (must give with trimethobenzamide -antiemetic- concurrently)
Which MAO-I are used in treatment of PD?
- Selegiline - comes in ODT form
What are the COMT-I used in treatment of PD?
Symmetrel - influenza drug shown to improve PD
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