Medical Management of Motor Fluctuations

Richard B. Dewey

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Given the magnitude of the problem of motor fluctuations in patients who have Parkinson's disease treated with levodopa, a significant effort has been expended by physicians, researchers, and pharmaceutical manufacturers over the years to find effective treatments. This article briefly reviews the medical options for managing motor fluctuations that are in common use in the United States or that are expected to be available soon.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)15-27
Number of pages13
JournalNeurologic Clinics
Issue number3 SUPPL.
StatePublished - Aug 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology


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