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Parkinson's disease

Disorder caused by the death of a group of brain cells that use dopamine.
Involves: tremors, muscular rigidity, gait abnormalities

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Generic name: amantadine

Brand name: Symmetrel
Anti-Parkinson's

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Generic name: benzotropine

Brand name: Cogentin
Anti-Parkinson's

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Generic name: bromocriptine

Brand name: Parlodel
Anti-Parkinson's

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Generic name: levodopa-carbidopa

Brand name: Sinemet
Anti-Parkinson's
Most commonly used

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Generic name: ropinirole

Brand name: Requip
Anti-Parkinson's

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Generic name: selegiline

Brand name: Eldepryl
Anti-Parkinson's

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Generic name: trihexyphenidyl

Brand name: Artane
Anti-Parkinson's

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Epilepsy

Seizure disorder. Abnormal discharge of signals in the brain. Results in abnormal movements that are short in duration but reoccur frequently.
Treated with anticonvulsants

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Generic name: carbamazepine

Brand name: Tegretol
Anticonvulsant

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Generic name: clonazepam

Brand name: Klonopin
Anticonvulsant

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Generic name: valproic acid

Brand name: Depakote
Anticonvulsant

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Generic name: lamotrigine

Brand name: Lamictal
Anticonvulsant

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Generic name: oxcarbazepine

Brand name: Trileptal
Anticonvulsant

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Generic name: phenobarbital

Brand name: Luminal
Anticonvulsant

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Generic name: valproate

Brand name: Depakene
Anticonvulsant

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Generic name: phenytoin

Brand name: Dilantin
Anticonvulsant

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Generic name: zonisamide

Brand name: Zonegran
Anticonvulsant