|Title:||Composition and method of treating dopamine deficiency in brain tissue|
|Abstract:||The dopamine content in brain tissue of animals is increased by administering to the animal L-dopa or its salts in combination with L-.alpha.-hydrazino-.alpha.-lower alkyl-3,4-dihydroxyphenyl propionic acid or its salts .[.or .alpha.-hydrazino-3,4-dihydroxyphenyl propionic acid or its salts.].. The increased dopamine content in brain tissue tends to alleviate some of the symptoms caused by Parkinsonism and similar diseases.|
|Inventor(s):||Bayne; Gilbert M. (Lansdale, PA)|
|Assignee:||Merck & Co. Inc. (Rahway, NJ)|
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