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Parkinsons disease, Alzheimers disease,

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vitohuxo's version from 2016-06-22 02:22

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what happens in parkinsonsnaurons in substantia niagra die or become impaired. they are responsible making dopamine. tremor, bradykinesia, rigidity, psotural instability,
highest efficacy for depression in parkinsonsTCA antidepressants
prefferred antipsychotic for parkinsonsseroquel
these drugs can cause parkinsons phenothiazines (prochlorperazine), risperidone, metoclopramide (esp renal disease)
most effective parkinsons agentsinemet - initial tx those who are elderly
initial treatmen tyounger patients for tremor parkinsonscentrally acting anticholinergi. amantadine sometimes used
dopamine agonists usually initial option for those under65 years of age
? mg per day is required of carbidopa to inibiti peripheral covnersion and decrease nausea70-100mg
this exam can be used to see for dementiamini mental state exam score under 24 indicates memory disorder
strong antciholinergic drugs like oxybutyning can make what wrosedementia or can cause acute cog impairment and occasionally confusion
natural products for dementiavit E ...no doses above 400 IU...ginkgo..not well defined and has bleeding risks
mainstay of therapy for dementiaacetylcholinesterase inhibitors (donepezil). used alone or with memantine in later advanced disease.
use of antipsychotics in dementiaincrease risk of death in elderly patients and provide little benefit.
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