dopamine agonists

dopamine agonists

Drugs that have the effect of some of the actions of DOPAMINE, and are used to treat PARKINSONISM, infertility, growth hormone disorders, breast disorders and erectile dysfunction. Examples are bromocriptine, cabergoline (Cabaser), pramipexole dihydrochloride monohydrate (Mirapexin), quinagolide (Norprolac), ropinirole (Requip), lysuride, and apomorphine (Apo-go, Uprima).
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Three patients eliminated their need for levodopa entirely; however, all three still required dopamine agonists.
Since alternative dopamine agonists not derived from ergot are available, serious consideration should be given to switching patients from pergolide to another drug, added Dr.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND -- Novel uses of dopamine agonists in fibromyalgia may herald the beginning of the end for treatment-refractory disease, Dr.
55 mg to 250 (25 mg/100 mg/2,500 mg mg, five times daily a day) DOPAMINE AGONISTS Directly stimulate dopamine receptors.
Dopamine agonists, the leading treatment for Parkinson's, are currently available only in pill form, which can cause the level of medication in a patient's bloodstream to rise and fall when each dose is administered.
Discovery Therapeutics' product pipeline includes adenosine agonists and antagonists for the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease, leukotriene antagonists to treat renal disease, and dopamine agonists for the treatment of Parkinson's disease.
Although none of medical strategies is completely effective, there is high-quality evidence that replacing human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) by gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) agonists after GnRH antagonists and moderate-quality evidence that GnRH antagonist protocols, dopamine agonists and mild protocols reduce the occurrence of OHSS.
Guidelines recommend using cabergoline in preference to other dopamine agonists because it has higher efficacy in normalizing prolactin levels, as well as a higher frequency of pituitary tumour shrinkage.
John Wass opined respond to dopamine agonists but 10-15% does not respond to this therapy particularly the tumour which are large.
Researchers warn that dopamine agonists, which control tremors and other symptoms, can also result in impulse control disorders.
performed a case controlled statistical analysis when dopamine agonists (bromocriptine, DOPA, amantadine) were used alone.
Dopamine agonists act as a substitute for dopamine and has a similar but milder effect compared with levodopa.