Ninja Nerd

Parkinson's Disease Drugs

December 29, 2022 Ninja Nerd Season 1 Episode 44
Ninja Nerd
Parkinson's Disease Drugs
Show Notes

This week, Rob and Zach will be talking about Parkinson's Disease (PD) Drugs

We will be discussing the following topics within this episode on Parkinson's Disease (PD) Drugs!

  • Anatomy of Basal Ganglia
    • Direct vs. Indirect Pathway
  • Pathophysiology and Mechanism of Action of PD Drugs
  • PD Drug Categories
    • L-dopa & Carbidopa
    • Dopamine Agonists
    • COMT-Inhibitors
    • MAO-B-Inhibitors
    • Amantadine
    • Anticholinergics
  • Complications
  • Adverse Drug Effects

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