Tag Archives: Tolcapone

Schizophrenia: Current Therapies

Etiology and Pathophysiology Schizophrenia has varied and ominous symptoms that generally begin in late adolescence or early adulthood and usually continue throughout life. The diagnostic criteria for schizophrenia have evolved over the past 20 years based on the different iterations of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders and the International Classification of Diseases.… Read More »

Antiparkinson Drugs

Pharmacologic Profile General Use Used in the treatment of parkinsonism of various causes: degenerative, toxic, infective, neoplastic, or drug-induced. General Action and Information Drugs used in the treatment of the parkinsonian syndrome and other dyskinesias are aimed at restoring the natural balance of two major neurotransmitters in the CNS: acetylcholine and dopamine. The imbalance is… Read More »