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Medicine and Cognition

Monday July 28, 2014

Cognitive problems, namely executive dysfunction is common in Parkinson’s disease. Medicines, of course, can worsen cognition including memory. Although dopaminergic medicines are the most commonly used medicines to treat PD motor symptoms, there are many others to be aware of as they too can cause thinking problems.

The following discussion lists medications by categories of use followed by examples that can cause problems.

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