l-deprenyl


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Related to l-deprenyl: Selegiline

selegiline

 [sĕ-lej´ĭ-lēn]
an agent used in treatment of parkinsonism; used as the hydrochloride salt in conjunction with levodopa and carbidopa.

l-deprenyl

/l-dep·re·nyl/ (dep´rĕ-nil) selegiline.

l-deprenyl

a monoamine oxidase inhibitor used in the treatment of pituitary-dependent hyperadrenocorticism in dogs. Called also selegiline hydrochloride.
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Increased life expectancy resulting from addition of L-deprenyl to Madopar treatment in Parkinson's disease: a longterm study.
As for cats, Landsberg knows of no published study on L-deprenyl use.
The L-deprenyl bandwagon is rolling through the veterinary community, building interest in: the treatment, observes Nicholas H.
L-deprenyl keeps the enzyme monoamine oxidase B from playing its normal role in breaking down dopamine in the brain, and Ruehl has suggested that the drug perks up old pets largely by increasing dopamine levels and activity.
Improvement of cognitive function by MAO-B inhibitor L-deprenyl in aged rats.
L-deprenyl (Anipryl or selegeline) is an MAO inhibitor that acts on the pituitary gland itself.