Generic Aricept is used for treating dementia (eg, impairment of memory, judgment, and abstract thinking; changes in personality) in patients with Alzheimer disease.
Generic Artane is used to treat Parkinson's disease. By improving muscle control and reducing stiffness, this medicine allows more normal movements of the body as the disease symptoms are reduced.
Azilect is a monoamine oxidase-B (MAO-B) inhibitor. It works by increasing the levels of certain chemicals in the brain. Azilect is used to treat the symptoms of Parkinson's disease (stiffness, tremors, spasms, poor muscle control). Azilect is sometimes used with another drug called levodopa.
Generic Dostinex is used for treating disorders associated with high levels of the hormone prolactin, either due to tumors in the pituitary gland or to unknown causes.
Generic Eldepryl is used for treating Parkinson disease. This medicine is taken with levodopa-carbidopa medicines.
Generic Exelon is used for treating mild to moderate dementia (eg, impairment of memory or judgement, abstract thinking, changes in personality) in patients with Alzheimer disease or Parkinson disease.
Generic Kemadrin is used for treating Parkinson disease.
Generic Mirapex has some of the same effects as a chemical called dopamine, which occurs naturally in your body. Low levels of dopamine in the brain are associated with Parkinson's disease. Pramipexole tablets are used to treat signs and symptoms of Parkinson's disease and for the treatment of Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS)
Generic Namenda reduces the actions of chemicals in the brain that may contribute to the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.
Generic Namenda is used to treat moderate to severe dementia of the Alzheimer's type.
Generic Parlodel is used for treating Parkinson disease, certain conditions caused by too much prolactin in the blood (eg, excessive or abnormal breast milk production), certain menstrual problems or abnormally large growth of certain body parts (acromegaly).
Generic Reminyl improves the function of nerve cells in the brain. It works by preventing the breakdown of a chemical called acetylcholine (ah see til KO leen). People with dementia usually have lower levels of this chemical, which is important for the processes of memory, thinking, and reasoning. Galantamine is used to treat mild to moderate dementia caused by Alzheimer's disease. Galantamine may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Generic Requip is used for treating Parkinson disease and restless leg syndrome (RLS).
Generic Sinemet is used for treating symptoms associated with Parkinson disease and parkinsonism-like symptoms caused by other conditions.
Generic Sinemet Controlled-Release is used for treating symptoms associated with Parkinson disease and parkinsonism-like symptoms caused by other conditions.
LEVODOPA is converted to a chemical called dopamine (DOE pa meen) in the brain. Symptoms of Parkinson's disease may be caused by low levels of dopamine in the brain. CARBIDOPA helps prevent the breakdown of levodopa before it can reach the brain and take effect. ENTACAPONE increases levels of levodopa in the body.
The combination of carbidopa, entacapone, and levodopa is used to treat Parkinson symptoms such as muscle stiffness, tremors, spasms, and poor muscle control.
Generic Symmetrel is an antiviral. It is used to prevent or treat certain influenza (flu) infections (type A). It may be given alone or along with flu shots. Generic Symmetrel will not work for colds, other types of flu or other virus infections. This medicine is also used to treat Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders.