Medications

Every person with Parkinson’s disease experiences a unique set of symptoms and rate of progression 다운로드. It may come as no surprise that the medication that people with Parkinson’s use will vary as well.

Medications

Every person with Parkinson’s disease experiences a unique set of symptoms and rate of progression 스타크래프트 아쿠아런처 다운로드. It may come as no surprise that the medication that people with Parkinson’s use will vary as well. People may start medications at different times than others, and they may start on different medications 다운로드.

Common Parkinson’s Medications:

  • Levodopa/Carbidopa (Sinemet, Stalevo)
  • Mono-Amine Oxidase Inhibitors (Azilect, Zelapar)
  • Dopamine agonists (Mirapex, Requip)
  • Anticholinergics (Artane, Cogentin)
  • Amantadine (Symmetrel)
  • Beta-blocking agents
  • COMT Inhibitors (Tasmar, Comtan)

Each medication acts differently and has its own potential side effects. Anytime you receive a new prescription, be sure to tell your doctor or pharmacist about all other medications (prescription and over-the-counter), vitamins and supplements you take 다운로드!

The following information about safe vs. unsafe medication comes from the Parkinson’s Handbook, a publication of by The American Parkinson’s Disease Association (APDA) 뿜뿜 mp3.

Safe Medications: Medications to Avoid:
ANTI-PSYCHOTICS
Quetiapine (Seroquel ®), clozapine (Clozaril) Avoid all other typical and atypical anti-psychotics
PAIN MEDICATION
Most are safe to use, but narcotic medications may cause confusion/psychosis and constipation If patient is taking MAOB inhibitor such  as selegiline or rasagiline (Azilect®), avoid meperidine (Demerol®)
ANESTHESIA
Request a consult with the anesthesiologist, surgeon and Parkinson’s doctor to determine best anesthesia given your Parkinson’s symptom and medications If patient is taking MAOB inhibitor such as selegiline or rasagiline (Azilect®), avoid: meperidine (Demerol®), tramadol (Rybix®, Ryzolt®, Ultram®), droperidol (Inapsine®), methadone (Dolophine®, Methadose®), propoxyphene (Darvon® , PP-Cap®), cyclobenzaprine (Amrix®, Fexmid® , Flexeril®), halothane (Fluothane®)
NAUSEA/GI DRUGS
Domperidone (Motilium®), trimethobenzamide (Tigan® , ondansetron (Zofran®), dolasetron (Anzemet ®), granisetron (Kytril® ) prochlormethazine (Compazine®), metoclopramide (Reglan®), promethazine (Phenergan® , droperidol (Inapsine®)
ANIDEPRESSAANTS
Fluoxetine (Prozac® ), sertraline (Zoloft® ), paroxetine (Paxil®), citalopram (Celexa®), escitalopram (Lexapro®), venlafaxine (Effexor® ) amoxapine (Asendin® )

Prescriptions for Parkinson’s medications can be costly 홈런배틀 다운로드. Consider asking your doctor about generic medications. Many medicines (but not all) may be available to you through prescription assistance programs 다운로드.