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The Latest in Parkinson’s Medications

This article has a current annotated list of PD medications.

From renowned singer Linda Ronstadt to former NBA player Brian Grant, the faces of Parkinson’s disease (PD) are as diverse as the symptoms. While there can be common themes — such as slowed movement (bradykinesia) or stiffness (rigidity) — each person’s PD experience is unique, making individually tailored therapy vital. Fortunately, the list of medications and treatments that improve quality of life for people living with PD continues growing.

This article is based on a Parkinson’s Foundation Expert Briefing Parkinson's Disease & Medication - What's New presented by Vanessa K. Hinson, MD, PhD, Movement Disorders Program director, Medical University of South Carolina, a Parkinson’s Foundation Center of Excellence.



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