Antiparkinsonian drugs

Who has never heard of Parkinson’s disease? Of numerous and famous patients participated in the media coverage of this pathology. Mistakenly, believed that it is limited to earthquakes. Similarly, treatment and therapeutic strategy are often unknown. Doctissimo reviewed drugs used to treat this disease…

Of unknown cause, Parkinson’s disease is characterized by a weakening of the quantities of dopamine in the brain. This neurotransmitter is essential to the communication of nerve cells between them. This lack causes a lack of coordination of the different brain areas involved in the control of skeletal muscles, i.e. the so-called voluntary muscles (the muscles that you control). There is no treatment to cure the disease to date, but it is nonetheless possible to delay its evolution.

Antiparkinsonian drugs

From the pharmacological point of view, it is possible to increase the amount of dopamine in the brain or to fight against the consequences of his failure on the balance of the major pharmacological systems of our body. The drugs used are the antiparkinsonian. There are also surgical treatments giving good results in some cases. Continue reading “Antiparkinsonian drugs”