Parkinson Disease Dementia Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

rasagiline Rasagiline

Rasagiline is a monoamine oxidase-B (MAO-B) inhibitor. It works by increasing the levels of certain chemicals in the brain...learn more »

galantamine Galantamine

Galantamine improves the function of nerve cells in the brain. It works by preventing the breakdown of a chemical called acetylcholine (ah see til KO leen). ...learn more »

rivastigmine transdermal Rivastigmine Transdermal

Rivastigmine improves the function of nerve cells in the brain. It works by preventing the breakdown of a chemical called acetylcholine (ah see til KO leen)....learn more »

rivastigmine Rivastigmine

Rivastigmine improves the function of nerve cells in the brain. It works by preventing the breakdown of a chemical called acetylcholine (ah see til KO leen)....learn more »

citalopram (oral) Citalopram (oral)

Citalopram is an antidepressant in a group of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs)...learn more »

quetiapine Quetiapine

Quetiapine is an antipsychotic medicine. It works by changing the actions of chemicals in the brain...learn more »

donepezil (oral) Donepezil (oral)

Donepezil improves the function of nerve cells in the brain. It works by preventing the breakdown of a chemical called acetylcholine (ah see til KO leen). Pe...learn more »

olanzapine (injection) Olanzapine (injection)

Olanzapine is an antipsychotic medication that affects chemicals in the brain...learn more »

olanzapine Olanzapine

Olanzapine is an antipsychotic medication that affects chemicals in the brain...learn more »

carbidopa and levodopa Carbidopa And Levodopa

Levodopa is converted to a chemical called dopamine (DOE pa meen) in the brain. Symptoms of Parkinson's disease may be caused by low levels of dopamine in th...learn more »

risperidone (oral) Risperidone (oral)

Risperidone is an antipsychotic medication. It works by changing the effects of chemicals in the brain...learn more »

levodopa Levodopa

Levodopa is a medication used to treat Parkinson's disease. Parkinson's disease is associated with low levels of a chemical called dopamine (doe PA meen) in ...learn more »

fluoxetine Fluoxetine

Fluoxetine is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) antidepressant. Fluoxetine affects chemicals in the brain that may become unbalanced and cause...learn more »

clozapine Clozapine

Clozapine is an antipsychotic medication. It works by changing the actions of chemicals in the brain...learn more »

desipramine Desipramine

Desipramine is a tricyclic antidepressant. Desipramine affects chemicals in the brain that may become unbalanced...learn more »

nortriptyline Nortriptyline

Nortriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant. Nortriptyline affects chemicals in the brain that may become unbalanced...learn more »





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