Bromocriptine, a dopaminomimetic that is a dopamine D2 receptor agonist, possesses expressed antiparkinsonian activity. It is used for treating all phases of idiopathic and post-encephalic Parkinsonism. However, it has a number of undesirable side effects, even causing mental disturbances in long-term use. The most common synonyms are parlodel, bromergon, and others.
Selegiline: Selegiline, N-methyl-N-(2-propinyl)-2-methyl-1-phenylethylamine (10.1.14), is synthesized by the alkylation of (-)methyamphetamine (184.108.40.206) using propargyl-bromide [20-23].
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