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Akineton Uses for ParkinsonismAkineton is approved to treat parkinsonism, which includes Parkinson's disease and several other Parkinson's-like conditions. Specifically, it is approved to treat the following:
- Parkinson's disease
- Arteriosclerotic parkinsonism
- Postencephalic parkinsonism.
(Please see Parkinsonism for more information on these different types of parkinsonism.)
Although other types of medications (typically, carbidopa-levodopa medicines) are the mainstay of Parkinson's disease treatment, Akineton can be helpful when used in addition to such medications.