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selegiline/se·le·gil·ine/ (sĕ-lej´ĭ-lēn) an antiparkinsonian agent used as the hydrochloride salt in conjunction with levodopa and carbidopa.
A selective monoamine oxidase inhibitor, C13H17N, used transdermally as an antidepressant and in its hydrochloride form in conjunction with levodopa and carbidopa to treat patients with Parkinson's disease.
A prescription drug used to treat Parkinson’s disease, which has acquired currency among some practitioners of alternative medicine as an anti-ageing substance; deprenyl acts on the substantia nigra., a region of the brain that is believed to age more rapidly than others, by blocking the degradation of dopaminergic neurotransmitters.
selegilinel-Deprenyl Neuropharmacology A selective monoamine oxidase type B inhibitor which, with l-dopa, may be useful for early symptomatic treatment of parkinsonism
selegilineA selective MONOAMINE OXIDASE INHIBITOR drug used in the treatment of PARKINSONISM. Selegiline is thought to retard the breakdown of DOPAMINE. Brand names are Eldepryl and Vivapril.
n an MAO-B inhibitor used to treat Parkinson's disease. It also acts as an antioxidant and an immunostimulant, protects nerve tissue from degeneration, and has positive effects on cognition. Also called