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Antiparkinsonians

Dopaminergic Agonists

– Restore the balance of acetylcholine and dopamine within the body.

– Decreases the symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease.

Drugs includes:

  • Parlodel
  • Levodopa
  • Sinemet
  • Permax

Side Effects/ Adverse Reactions

  • Dizziness
  • Mood Changes
  • Confusion

Contraindicates with

– Angle Closure Glacauma

Remember: ♣ Levodopa taken with MAOI can cause a hypertensive crisis.

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