There are 27 Medications that may be used to treat basal ganglia diseases.
There are 8 Medications that should be avoided if you have basal ganglia diseases. If you have basal ganglia diseases and are taking one of these medications, speak to your healthcare professional.
Basal Ganglia Cerebrovascular Disease
Dystonia Musculorum Deformans
Multiple System Atrophy
Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome
Pantothenate Kinase-Associated Neurodegeneration
Progressive Supranuclear Palsy
Amantadine is classified as an Influenza A M2 Protein Inhibitor.
Baclofen is classified as a gamma-Aminobutyric Acid-ergic Agonist. Baclofen, an ingredient in the more commonly known brands Gablofen, Kemstro and Lioresal, may be used to treat Basal Ganglia Diseases.
Benztropine is classified as an Anticholinergic. Benztropine is more commonly known as the brand Cogentin.
Bromocriptine is classified as an Ergot Derivative. Bromocriptine, more commonly known as the brands Cycloset and Parlodel, may be used to treat Basal Ganglia Diseases.
Cabergoline is classified as an Ergot Derivative.
Carbidopa is classified as an Aromatic Amino Acid Decarboxylation Inhibitor. Carbidopa is included in 6 brands sold in the US including Duopa, Lodosyn and Parcopa
Clonidine is classified as a Central alpha-2 Adrenergic Agonist. Clonidine is included in 8 brands sold in the US including Catapres, Catapres-TTS-1 and Catapres-TTS-2
Coenzyme Q10 is included in 13 brands sold in the US including Carni Q-Gel Forte, Chew Q and H2Q
Dantrolene is classified as a Skeletal Muscle Relaxant. Dantrolene, an ingredient in the more commonly known brands Dantrium, Revonto and Ryanodex, may be used to treat Basal Ganglia Diseases.
Benzphetamine is classified as a Sympathomimetic Amine Anorectic. Benzphetamine, known by the brand names Didrex and Regimex, should be avoided or used under the guidance of a physician for individuals with Basal Ganglia Diseases.
Bethanechol is classified as a Cholinergic Muscarinic Agonist. Bethanechol is more commonly known as the brand Urecholine.
Dexmethylphenidate is classified as a Central Nervous System Stimulant. Dexmethylphenidate is more commonly known as the brand Focalin.
Diethylpropion is classified as a Sympathomimetic Amine Anorectic. Diethylpropion, known by the brand names Tenuate and Tepanil, should be avoided or used under the guidance of a physician for individuals with Basal Ganglia Diseases.
Haloperidol is classified as a Typical Antipsychotic. Haloperidol is more commonly known as the brand Haldol.
Methamphetamine is classified as an Amphetamine Anorectic. Methamphetamine is more commonly known as the brand Desoxyn.
Methylphenidate is classified as a Central Nervous System Stimulant. Methylphenidate is included in 8 brands sold in the US including Aptensio, Concerta and Daytrana