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The Effect of Acute Loading with Selegiline and Selegiline with Levodopa on Blood Pressure and Plasma Norepinephrine Levels in Chronic Parkinsonian Patients

  • Jose M. Rabey
  • Rafael O. Stryjer
Part of the Advances in Behavioral Biology book series (ABBI, volume 53)

Abstract

Selegiline, an irreversible inhibitor of monoamine oxidase B (MAO B), was introduced as a symptomatic treatment for Parkinson’s disease (PD) in the mid-1970s, with the intention of enhancing the effect of levodopa (LD).1–3

Keywords

Orthostatic Hypotension Multiple System Atrophy Pure Autonomic Failure Plasma Norepinephrine Level Supine Hypertension 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jose M. Rabey
  • Rafael O. Stryjer
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of NeurologyAssaf Harofeh Medical CenterZerifinIsrael

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