Medical Pharmacology:  Antiparkinson's Disease Drug Practice Questions

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Dopa preparation containing levodopa and carbidopa.
Dopamine precursor used to increase CNS dopamine levels in Parkinson's disease.
Neurological disorder characterized by chronic multiple tics.
This dopamine receptor tied is localized in the substantia nigra zona compacta and presynaptically on striatal axons from dopaminergic substantia nigral cells.
Dopamine receptor type probably most important in mediating benefits of dopaminergic anti-Parkinsonian drugs.
Dopamine agonist; ergot derivative.
Example of an antimuscarinic agent useful in managing Parkinson's disease.
Benztropine mesylate.
Useful in managing the sensual tremor.
Antiepileptic agent useful in managing essential tremor.
May alleviate acute dyskinesia/dystonia precipitated by initial doses of phenothiazine antipsychotics.

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