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i need info,re parkin decease,and what medication to use.

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i need info,re parkin decease,and what medication to use.
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 8 years ago.



Parkinson's disease affect the nervous system and also affects muscle control. It is marked by trembling of the arms and legs, muscular rigidity, and poor balance, Parkinson disease is slowly progressive, worsening over time. Eventually symptoms may cause problems with walking or talking. Studies suggest that genetic makeup may place a person at higher risk for developing Parkinson disease.


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Following are the medication used for the disease;


1) Levodopa/Carbidopa

2) Apomorphine

3) Bromocriptine

4) Pergolide

5) Pramipexole

6) Ropinirole

7) Rotigotine

8) Tolcapone

9) Entacapone

10) Trihexyphenidyl

11) Benztropine mesylate

12) Selegiline

13) Rasagiline

14) Amantadine


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