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MOA of Melatonin

Prepares the body for sleep

92

Melatonin SE

Abnormal heartbeat
Dizziness
Fatigue

93

Medications for Movement Disorders

Carbidopa-levadopa (Sinemet)
Pramipexole (Mirapex)
Ropinirole (Requip)
Rotigotine (Neupro)
Gabapentin (Neurontin)

94

Carbidopa-levodopa (Sinemet) SE

Sleepiness
GI problems

95

Examples of Dopamine Agonists for Movement Disorders

Pramipexole (Mirapex)
Ropinirole (Requip)
Rotigotine (Neupro)

96

MOA of Dopamine Agonists

Stimulating of postsynaptic dopamine D2-type receptors within the caudate putamen in the brain

97

Dopamine Agonist SE

Nausea
Lightheadedness
Stuffiness
Edema
Daytime sleepiness

98

Pregnancy Category of Dopamine Agonists

Pregnancy C

99

MOA of Gabapentin (Neurontin)

Thought to reduce presynaptic GABA release

100

Gabapentin (Neurontin) SE

Fatigue
Dizziness
Blurred vision

101

Pregnancy Category for Gabapentin (Neurontin)

Pregnancy C