Search Results Tagged With Parkinsons Medical Therapy

Medication Assistance


Are there programs that help people get and afford their medications? I have found these resources for people who need to purchase medications but do not have the resources.
February 22, 2012

Spinal Cord Stimulation Protects Against Parkinson's Symptoms


In a study conducted on rodents, researchers at Duke Medicine discovered that spinal cord stimulation helps in temporarily easing the symptoms of Parkinson's disease, a progressive neurological disord…
January 30, 2014

Tiny cellular bubbles enable delivery of Parkinson's drugs straight to the brain


Cellular bubbles (exosomes) that are extracted from human immune cells could deliver catalase (an enzyme that proves to be an effective treatment) to pass through brain’s defense and therefore to opti…
May 05, 2015

Parkinson's could be slowed with existing drug


Researchers have discovered a drug that has long been used to treat liver disease could also be used to slow down the effects of Parkinson's disease.
August 10, 2015

Exoskeleton Could Quell the Tremors of Parkinson's Disease Patients at Crucial Moments


Parkinson’s disease brings on the shakes, and these tremors often get worse as the disease progresses. To prevent this symptom from interfering with patients’ daily lives, researchers in London have d…
June 29, 2016

New clinical trial focuses on respiratory drug ambroxol for treatment of Parkinson's disease


A medication approved to treat various respiratory diseases and that has demonstrated neuroprotective effects in preclinical studies is the focus of a new clinical trial for Parkinson's disease.
February 23, 2016

How do I best time doses of carbidopa/Ldopa?


The following excerpt is from a question received by NWPF. We were told by our neurologist that my husband should take carbidopa/Ldopa (Sinemet) every 5 hours and also told to take it with meals. W…
March 17, 2013

Manage nausea from medicines


I get nausea in the morning. Could this be caused by my medicines? All dopaminergic medicines can cause nausea. Nausea is worse when you first start a medicine and can increase as you increase dose.…
March 16, 2012

AbbVie Announces U.S. FDA Approval of DUOPA™ Enteral Suspension for the Treatment of Motor Fluctuations in Patients with Advanced Parkinson's Disease


DUOPA is a new approach to the administration of carbidopa and levodopa for the treatment of motor fluctuations for people with advanced Parkinson's disease.
March 19, 2015

Deep Brain Stimulation May Ease Some Parkinson's Pain for Years


People with Parkinson's disease who undergo deep brain stimulation may experience long-term pain relief, a small, new study from Korea suggests. However, three-quarters of the patients developed new p…
March 23, 2015

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