This booklet is for people with Parkinson's and their families. It gives information about the drugs most commonly used to help manage the condition.
It starts with some practical points about taking Parkinson's drugs and moves on to give more details about each type of medication.
It covers the following drugs:
Other names: co-beneldopa (Madopar, Madopar CR), co-careldopa (Caramet CR, Duodopa, Sinemet, Sinemet Plus, Sinemet CR, Half Sinemet CR, Lecado), Stalevo
Other names: bromocriptine (Parlodel), cabergoline (Cabaser), pergolide, pramipexole (Mirapexin, Mirapexin prolonged release), rotigotine (Neupro), ropinirole (Adartrel, Ralnea XL, Requip, Requip XL, Spiroco XL, Eppinix XL), apomorphine (APO-go PEN, APO-go PFS)
Monoamine oxidase type B (MAO-B) inhibitors
Other names: rasagiline (Azilect), selegiline (Eldepryl, Zelapar)
Catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) inhibitors
Other names: entacapone (Comtess), tolcapone (Tasmar)
Other names: amantadine
Other names: orphenadrine (Biorphen), procyclidine (Arpicolin, Kemadrin), trihexyphenidyl (benzhexol, Broflex)
The booklet is also available in Microsoft Word format - this enables you to make the text as large as you need.
Download the booklet below or order a free copy via our distribution house.October 2015
Use the following code:
- Drug treatments for Parkinson's - order code B013