Dopamine agonists. These drugs mimic the effects of dopamine on the brain. They come in: pill form, like pramipexole (Mirapex) and ropinirole (Requip)
What medications replace dopamine?
Dopamine replacement therapy (DRT) is the standard treatment for the motor symptoms of PD: the dopamine precursor levodopa (L-DOPA), dopamine agonists (DAs), monoamine oxidase B inhibitors and catechol-O-methyltrasferase inhibitors, are commonly used.
What is the generic drug for dopamine?
Dopamine is available under the following different brand names: Intropin.
Is there a dopamine drug?
What is Dopamine and how is it used? Dopamine is a prescription medicine used to treat the symptoms of low blood pressure, low cardiac output and improves blood flow to the kidneys. Dopamine may be used alone or with other medications. Dopamine belongs to a class of drugs called Inotropic Agents.
What drugs make you feel happy?
These include Ativan, Valium, and Xanax, which are sometimes called by slang names like “candy” and “tranks.” Another type of prescription medicine that is sometimes misused is stimulants. They can “stimulate” you, or make you feel very awake or happy.
What drug increases dopamine levels the most?
Although both methamphetamine and cocaine increase levels of dopamine, administration of methamphetamine in animal studies leads to much higher levels of dopamine, because nerve cells respond differently to the two drugs.
What is the antidote for dopamine?
Phentolamine. Phentolamine is an antidote that will counteract the effect of vasoactive agents such as dopamine, epinephrine, norepinephrine and phenylephrine. These medications result in vasoconstriction via stimulation of alpha-receptors.
Can dopamine be given orally?
Background: Docarpamine (DOC) is a dopamine prodrug which can be orally administered. It has been found that oral docarpamine transforms into dopamine in vivo, and increases cardiac output and renal blood flow as effectively as intravenous dopamine.
What is the fastest way to increase dopamine?
Getting enough sleep, exercising, listening to music, meditating and spending time in the sun can all boost dopamine levels. Overall, a balanced diet and lifestyle can go a long way in increasing your body’s natural production of dopamine and helping your brain function at its best.