Degenerative disease drugs

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bromocriptine

agonizes dopamine receptors

pergolide

agonizes dopamine receptors

pramipezole

agonizes dopamine receptors

ropinirole

agonizes dopamine receptors

amantadine

increases dopamine release, causes ataxia

L-dopa

increases dopa levels

selegiline

MAO-B inhibitor, prevents dopamine breakdown

entacapone, tolcapone

COMT inhibitor, prevent dopamine breakdown

benztropine

curbs excess cholinergic activity (improves tremor and rigidity, not bradykinesia)

beta-blocker

essential or familial tremor

memantine

NMDA receptor antagonist for Alzheimer's

donepezil, galantamine, rivastigmine

acetylcholinesterase inhibitors for Alzheimer's

reserpine, tetrabenazine

amine depleting for Huntington's

haloperidol

dopamine receptor antagonist for Huntington's

sumatriptan

5-HT agonist causes vasoconstriction, inhibits trigeminal activation, used for headaches

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