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benztropine, benzatropine

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C's medication regimen for the past year included total daily oral doses of benztropine, 2 mg, divalproex extended-release, 1,000 mg, fluphenazine, 15 mg, and gabapentin, 300 mg.
EPSEs are caused by an imbalance between acetylcholine and dopamine in the brain and are usually treated by administering an anticholinergic agent, such as benztropine (Cogentin[R]) or diphenhydramine (Benadryl[R]); this may be administered intramuscularly in emergent situations or orally in patients who are known to be susceptible (Keltner & Steele, 2015).
Her other medications included risperidone (an antipsychotic), benztropine (an anticholinergic), and bupropion (an antidepressant).
Patients who do not respond to the dopaminergic are to be tried with anticholinergic agents like Trihexyphenidyl and Benztropine.
Other anticholinergic treatments such as ipratropium bromide spray, transdermal scopolamine, and benztropine have also been investigated for treating drooling/dysphagia [123, 176-178].
Drug Mechanism of action L-DOPA DA precursor L-DOPA + benserazide or carbidopa DA precursor + peripheral dopa- decarboxylase inhibitor Bromocriptine, pergolide, DA receptor agonists pramipexole, ropinirole Selegiline, rasagiline Monoamine oxidase B inhibitors Increase of DA release and Amantadine glutamate NMDA receptor antagonist Trihexyphenidyl, benztropine Muscarinic receptor antagonists Catechol-O- Entacapone, tolcapone methyltransferase inhibitors Adapted from [108].
At that time, he was given two doses of benztropine intramuscularly, and transferred to our hospital for further evaluation.
Improvement of antidepressant-induced sweating with as-required benztropine.
Using the cells' forerunners, oligodendrocyte precursor cells, from rats and mice, the researchers found that benztropine can steer these cells to become myelin-making oligodendrocytes.
One of the newly identified compounds, a Parkinson's disease drug called benztropine, was highly effective in treating a standard model of MS in mice, both alone and in combination with existing MS therapies.
Benztropine has been found to be highly effective in treating a standard model of MS in mice, both as a stand-alone treatment and in combination with existing MS drugs.