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AChE inhibitors: indirect cholinergic agonists
increasing acetylcholine

ANTI ALZHEIMERS

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DONEPEZIL : AChE inhibitor

dementia symptom control`

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RIVASTIGMINE : AChE inhibitor

parkinsons AND dementia

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MEMANTINE

**blocks NMDA-type glutamate receptors
*modest effect on moderate to severe alzheimers
*slows down nerve cell loss

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dopamine precursors

levocopa-carbodopa

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dopamine agonists - bind to dopamine receptors

BROMOCRIPTINE
PRAMIPEXOLE

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BROMOCRIPTINE

dopamine agonist also acts on pituitary gland

**can cause pulmonary fibrosis**

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PRAMIPEXOLE

can be used in cojmbo with levodopa

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ANTICHOLINERG for parkinsons

benztropine :

use diphenhydramine if cants use benztropine

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SCOPOLAMINE

anticholinergic
muscle problems

motion sickness

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AMANTADINE

parkinsons - NMDA glutamate receptor antagonist (LIKE MEMANTINE-alzheimers)
levodopa induced dyskinesia LATE IN DISEASE

can exacerbate mental illness

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muscle spasticity in MS

botulinum toxin
baclofen (taper off if discontinuing)
tizanidine

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immune modulator for MS RELAPSING FORM

GLATIRAMER ACETATE

-L-GLUTAMINE, LYSINE, ARGININE

*PREG B

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FINGOLIMOD

MS RELAPSING FORM

do not use with class I (NA+)or III (K+) antiarrythmias

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LAMOTRIGINE

epilepsy and bipolar I

SE: serious skin rash
suicidal behavior and ideation

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TOPIRAMATE

EPILEPSY AND MIGRAINES

suicidal behavior and ideation
unexplained death in epilepsy
**lots of probs
PREG D: DONT! !!

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VALPROATE (merci)

epilepsy, mania, migraine

suicidal behavior
birth defects

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HALOPERIDOL AND PROCHLORPERAZINE

CLASSICAL ANTIPSYCHOTICS

PROCHLOROPERAZINE (USED MORE FOR VOMITING)

C/I IN PARKINSONS

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CLONODINE

A2

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PHENTERMINE

FASTIN :WEIGHT LOSS

AUGMENT DOPAMINE

PREG CATEGORY X

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ZOLPIDEM

AMBIEN

PERFORM COMPLEX NATURAL BEHAVIORS

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SUMATRIPTAN

MIGRAINE RELIEF

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BOTULINUM TOXIN

OVERACTIVE BLADDER, CHRONIC MIGRAINE
SPASTICITY


CAN GET PARALYSIS IN OTHER AREAS

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ANTI-SEIZURE

CARBAMAZEPINE

PHENYTOIN: can cause

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PHENYLZINE: MAOI

* ONLY USE WHEN OTHER ANTIDEPRESSANTS HAVE FAILED


**CAN CAUSE TYRAMINE TOXICITY
DON'T EAT CHOCOLATE / COFFEE

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MODANAFIL

get in the mode: dont fall asleep: anti narcopleptic

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CARBAMAZAPINE

anti convulsant and anti neurologic for epilepsy and neuralgias