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an agent used in treatment of parkinsonism; used as the hydrochloride salt in conjunction with levodopa and carbidopa.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
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.
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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.
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selegilinel-Deprenyl Neuropharmacology A selective monoamine oxidase type B inhibitor which, with l-dopa, may be useful for early symptomatic treatment of parkinsonism
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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.
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