Alzheimer’s illness causes physical changes in the brain that disrupt the flow of information and interfere with behavior, memory and thinking. By boosting levels of the chemical messenger acetylcholine, Exelon can temporarily improve brain function in some Alzheimer’s sufferers.
Cabergoline belongs to a group of remedies known as dopamine receptor antagonists. This mecation reduces the level of hormone prolactin which is released from the pituitary gland. Cabergoline is recommended to balance the hormonal level in the body in case the level of prolactin in the blood is too high (this condition also known as hyperprolactinemia).
Eldepryl is a medicine which is prescribed as a treatment of Parkinson’s disease. Selective inhibitor of MAO-B, which takes part in the metabolism of dopamine and other catecholamines, inhibits the metabolism of dopamine reuptake at the level of its presynaptic terminal.
Sinemet is anti-Parkisnon’s disease medicine. It is a combination of levodopa (a precursor of dopamine) and carbidopa (an inhibitor of aromatic amino acid decarboxylase).
It blocks M-cholinergic receptors. It causes mydriasis, cycloplegia, tachycardia, xerostomia, increased intraocular pressure.
Requip is dopaminomimetical preparation, that differs from bromocriptine and pergolid by its structure. It stimulates dopaminoretseptory of Polsat body and thus equilibrate the deficit of dopamine in people with Parkinson’s disease. Requip is more effective than bromocriptine and compares well with selegiline.
This remedy is intended to heal mild, moderate and advanced Alzheimer’s disease. During clinical researches, some patients who took this remedy, compared to those who used a placebo (placebo means a substance which looks like Aricept, but has no effect), reported improvement of their condition, memory, orientation and language. The impovements also were seen in their every day activities such as bathing, eating and dressing. 12 weeks may pass before you notice the first results.
Sinemet Cr is known as Antiparkinson’s remedy. It is a combination of carbidop (an inhibitor of decarboxylase of aromatic amino acids) and levodop (dopamine precursor). It eliminates dysphagia, tremor, rigidity, drooling, hypokinesia.
It is an antiviral medicament that is known as nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NRTI). It is prescribed to treat dementia, a specific type of flu called influenza A, traumatic head injury, cocaine withdrawal, Parkinson’s disease and multiple sclerosis.
This remedy possesses some of the effects which are similar to effects provided by dopamine. Low dopamine level in the brain is associated with Parkinson’s illness. Parlodel remedy is recommended to reduce prolactin level (it is a hormone which is released from the pituitary gland).
In patients older than 60 years may augment the sensitivity, it is necessary to control intraocular pressure. Severity of side effects during the treatment reduces.