- an·ti·dys·ki·net·ic (an″te-) (an″ti-dis″kĭ-netґik) 1. relieving or preventing dyskinesia. 2. an agent that relieves or prevents dyskinesia.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
agent — 1. An active force or substance capable of producing an effect. For agents not listed here, see the specific name. 2. A disease, a factor such as a microorganism, chemical substance, or a form of radiation the presence or … Medical dictionary
amantadine hydrochloride — An antiviral agent used for influenza; also used to treat parkinsonism where it increases dopamine release and reduces its reuptake into dopaminergic nerve terminals of substantia nigra neurons. * * * aman·ta·dine hy·dro·chlo·ride (ə … Medical dictionary
benztropine mesylate — A parasympatholytic agent with atropinelike and antihistaminic actions. * * * benz·tro·pine mes·y·late (benzґtro pēn) [USP] an antidyskinetic believed to act by partially blocking central cholinergic receptors, so that cholinergic and… … Medical dictionary
biperiden — An anticholinergic agent with sedative and central effects on the basal ganglia; used in the symptomatic treatment of parkinsonism and drug induced parkinsonism. Also available as b. hydrochloride. * * * bi·per·i·den bī per ə dən … Medical dictionary
ethopropazine hydrochloride — An anticholinergic agent with some antihistaminic and ganglionic blocking activity. SYN: profenamine hydrochloride. * * * etho·pro·pa·zine hy·dro·chlo·ride (eth″o proґpə zēn) a phenothiazine derivative used as an antidyskinetic,… … Medical dictionary
pimozide — A tranquilizing antipsychotic drug. * * * pim·o·zide pim ə .zīd n a tranquilizer C28H29F2N3O * * * n. an antipsychotic drug used to relieve hallucinations and delusions occurring in schizophrenia. It is administered by mouth; side effects may… … Medical dictionary
procyclidine hydrochloride — An anticholinergic agent used in the treatment of paralysis agitans and drug induced parkinsonism. * * * pro·cy·cli·dine hy·dro·chlo·ride (pro siґklĭ dēn) [USP] a synthetic anticholinergic with a direct antispasmodic effect on smooth… … Medical dictionary
trihexyphenidyl hydrochloride — A synthetic anticholinergic agent reputed to exert a higher degree of anticholinergic activity in the brain as compared with peripheral parasympathetic neuroeffector junctions. Widely used in the treatment of parkinsonism secondary to … Medical dictionary
diphenhydramine — di·phen·hy·dra·mine .dī .fen hī drə .mēn n an antihistamine used esp. in the form of its hydrochloride C17H21NO·HCl to treat allergy symptoms and motion sickness and to induce sleep see BENADRYL * * * n. an antihistamine with sedative properties… … Medical dictionary
bromocriptine mesylate — bro·mo·crip·tine mes·y·late (bro″mo kripґtēn) [USP] an ergot alkaloid that acts as a dopamine agonist; used to suppress prolactin secretion in the treatment of pituitary prolactinomas and of hyperprolactinemia associated amenorrhea,… … Medical dictionary