New and emerging considerations in Parkinson’s disease

New and emerging considerations in Parkinson’s disease

New and emerging considerations in Parkinson’s disease

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Wed, 01/16/2019 – 13:57

With roughly 1.5 million Americans diagnosed and 50,000 new incurable cases each year, Parkinson’s disease (PD) has become a prevalent condition in the United States. For some time, the cornerstone of treatment was with levodopa and carbidopa, but in our ever-aging population, medications are needed to address “off” episodes when drugs simply do not work and to treat debilitating symptoms of PD, such as tremor and gait difficulties.

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Source: Pharmacy Today | www.pharmacist.com

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