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Parkinson's Disease

Parkinson’s disease is a disease that affects the dopamine-producing cells of the brain and causes progressive difficulties in motor skills and speech. Usually, the disease strikes those above 65. The main symptoms are rigidity, slowness, balance problems, and tremors.

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Initiation of drug treatment

Is there an optimum time for starting treatment in the form of DOPA in an 80yo patient who has unilateral Parkinson's?

Posted on : Saturday, September 5, 2009 6:47 AM
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i am 39 with early onset of Parkinson disease i take sinemet 25/100,and amantadine 2 100mg.What is the treatment?
Replied on Friday, September 18, 2009 12:48 PM
 


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