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selegiline

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

selegiline

/se·le·gil·ine/ (sĕ-lej´ĭ-lēn) an antiparkinsonian agent used as the hydrochloride salt in conjunction with levodopa and carbidopa.

selegiline

(sə-lĕj′ə-lēn′)
n.
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.

deprenyl

Alternative pharmacology
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.

selegiline

l-Deprenyl Neuropharmacology A selective monoamine oxidase type B inhibitor which, with l-dopa, may be useful for early symptomatic treatment of parkinsonism

selegiline

A 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.

selegiline (seˑ·l·gi·lēnˈ),

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
deprenyl or
l-deprenyl.
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It works by releasing selegiline, a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI), through the skin and into the bloodstream.
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