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do·pa·mine

 (dō′pə-mēn′)
n.
A monoamine neurotransmitter formed in the brain by the decarboxylation of dopa and essential to the normal functioning of the central nervous system. A reduction in its concentration within the brain is associated with Parkinson's disease.

dopamine

(ˈdɒpəmɪn)
n
(Biochemistry) a chemical found in the brain that acts as a neurotransmitter and is an intermediate compound in the synthesis of noradrenaline. Formula: (HO)2C6H3(CH2)2NH2
[from d(ihydr)o(xy)p(henylethyl)amine]

do•pa•mine

(ˈdoʊ pəˌmin)

n.
a monoamine neurotransmitter that acts within certain brain cells to help regulate movement and emotion.
[1955–60]

dopamine

a neurotransmitter
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Noun1.dopamine - a monoamine neurotransmitter found in the brain and essential for the normal functioning of the central nervous system; as a drug (trade names Dopastat and Intropin) it is used to treat shock and hypotension
monoamine neurotransmitter - a monoamine that is functionally important in neural transmission
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dopamine

n (Chem) → Dopamin nt

do·pa·mine

n. dopamina, neurotransmisor, sustancia sintetizada por la glándula suprarrenal que aumenta la presión arterial; gen. usada en el tratamiento de choque.

dopamine

n dopamina
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Claims data analysis also indicates that patients more frequently added Azilect to a dopamine agonist than switched from a dopamine agonist to Azilect.
In one of the studies, a case control study using a database of patients aged 40-89 years treated with anti-parkinsonian drugs, the risk of heart failure associated with any use of a dopamine agonist compared with no use was increased by almost 60% (relative risk, 1.
Neupro is a once-daily patch that provides continuous delivery of the dopamine agonist rotigotine for 24 hours, the company said.
Neupro is a dopamine agonist patch which provides drug delivery for patients with Parkinson's disease and restless legs syndrome.
To treat excessive daytime sleepiness, one could decrease or switch dopamine agonists, or consider replacement of a dopamine agonist with levodopa.
Physicians have an obligation to make their patients with Parkinson's disease aware that ICDs are a potential side effect of dopamine agonist therapy, and to monitor them for the emergence of these complications as part of routine clinical care.
Medical therapy with a dopamine agonist is indicated for patients with either symptoms of hypogonadism due to elevated SPL, or neurologic symptoms due to the size of a macroadenoma.
The concept of COMT inhibitors was discussed, to be utilized after he reached a therapeutic dose of a dopamine agonist.
Otsuka will strengthen the alliance with UCB in Japan while focusing on CNS compounds such as E Keppra, an anti-epileptic, and rotigotine, a dopamine agonist patch, said Dr Taro Iwamoto, president and representative director of Otsuka Pharmaceutical.
Washington, May 11 (ANI): People who take dopamine agonist medications for Parkinson's disease tend to display traits of compulsive behaviour- like pathological gambling, compulsive shopping, binge eating and other impulse control disorders.
MIAMI BEACH -- Levodopa products greater symptomatic relief for Parkinson's disease patients, compared with a dopamine agonist, consistent results of long-term studies indicate, but more dyskinesia and motor fluctuations are the trade-offs.
MIAMI BEACH--Levodopa produces greater symptomatic relief for Parkinson's disease patients compared with a dopamine agonist, consistent results of long-term studies indicate.