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Parkinson's Disease Topic Guide

Parkinson's Disease Parkinson's Disease: Parkinson's disease is progressive disease that erodes the sufferer's ability to move, maintian balance and control his or her muscles. Symptoms result from the erosion of certain nerve systems in the brain -- the deterioration worsens with age.

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rasagiline Rasagiline

Rasagiline is used to treat symptoms of Parkinson's disease (stiffness, tremors, spasms, poor muscle control). Rasagiline is sometimes used with another med...learn more »

carbidopa and levodopa Carbidopa And Levodopa

Carbidopa and levodopa is a combination medicine used to treat symptoms of Parkinson's disease, such as muscle stiffness, tremors, spasms, and poor muscle co...learn more »

selegiline (transdermal) Selegiline (transdermal)

Selegiline prevents the breakdown of chemicals in the brain that are often imbalanced in people with depression...learn more »

selegiline (oral) Selegiline (oral)

Selegiline prevents the breakdown of a chemical in your brain called dopamine (DO pa meen). Low levels of this chemical are associated with Parkinson's dise...learn more »

vitamin E Vitamin E

Vitamin E is an antioxidant that occurs naturally in foods such as nuts, seeds, and leafy green vegetables. Vitamin E is a fat-soluble vitamin important for...learn more »

amantadine Amantadine

Amantadine is an antiviral medicine that blocks the actions of viruses in your body...learn more »