Which medications in the drug class Antiparkinson Agents, Anticholinergics are used in the treatment of Multiple System Atrophy?

Updated: Oct 17, 2018
  • Author: André Diedrich, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Selim R Benbadis, MD  more...
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Antiparkinson Agents, Anticholinergics

These agents were widely used before levodopa was discovered.

Trihexyphenidyl

Trihexyphenidyl is an anticholinergic receptor agent affecting structures in the neostriatum.

Benztropine mesylate (Cogentin)

Benztropine mesylate is an anticholinergic receptor agent affecting structures in the neostriatum.


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