selegiline

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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

(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.
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Antiaging compounds: (-)deprenyl (selegeline) and (-)1-(benzofuran-2-y1)-2-propylaminopentane, [(-)BPAP], a selective highly potent enhancer of the impulse propagation mediated release of catecholamin.
Drug-induced insomnia is almost always due to selegeline, which during its metabolism is converted to amphetamine (Cable, 1993).