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  • Parcopa Overdose
    Seek immediate medical care if you have overdosed on Parcopa (orally disintegrating carbidopa-levodopa). This eMedTV resource discusses factors that may affect a Parcopa overdose and describes possible treatment options that are available.
  • Parcopa Side Effects
    Nausea, headaches, and drowsiness are among the bothersome side effects of Parcopa. This eMedTV Web page lists other Parcopa side effects, including serious side effects (such as hallucinations and seizures) that may require prompt medical care.
  • Parcopa Uses
    By helping to increase dopamine levels, Parcopa can be used for treating symptoms of Parkinson's disease. This eMedTV page further discusses Parcopa uses, including its use for treating Parkinson-like symptoms and its off-label use for treating RLS.
  • Parcopa Warnings and Precautions
    To avoid possible complications, be sure to review Parcopa warnings and precautions before taking the drug. This eMedTV resource offers some general precautions with Parcopa to be aware of, including information on who should not take the medication.
  • Parkensins Disease
    This eMedTV page explains that Parkinson's disease is a chronic, progressive brain condition that causes a loss of a certain brain chemical. This page also covers possible treatment options. Parkensins is a common misspelling of Parkinson's disease.
  • Parkenson Disease
    Parkinson's disease is a chronic and progressive brain disorder. This page from the eMedTV site offers a brief description of the disease and provides a link to more detailed information. Parkenson is a common misspelling of Parkinson's disease.
  • Parkensons Disease
    Parkinson's disease is a brain condition that can cause tremors and movement problems. This eMedTV page provides a brief overview of the possible symptoms and causes of this condition. Parkensons is a common misspelling of Parkinson's disease.
  • Parkingson Disease
    Parkinson's disease can cause symptoms such as tremors, slow movements, and a fixed facial expression. This eMedTV article describes possible causes and treatments for this condition. Parkingson is a common misspelling of Parkinson's disease.
  • Parkingson's Disease
    This eMedTV article explains how a healthcare provider may diagnose Parkinson's disease. This page also describes symptoms of this condition, such as tremors and movement problems. Parkingson's disease is a common misspelling of Parkinson's disease.
  • Parkinsen Disease
    This eMedTV Web page offers an overview of Parkinson's disease, a condition that causes a deficiency of a certain brain chemical. This page also lists possible symptoms. Parkinsen disease is a common misspelling of Parkinson's disease.
  • Parkinsens
    As this eMedTV page explains, Parkinson's disease causes several symptoms, such as tremors, a fixed facial expression, and movement problems. This page also lists possible causes. Parkinsens is a common misspelling of Parkinson's disease.
  • Parkinsins Disease
    As a degenerative brain disorder, Parkinson's disease gets progressively worse with time. This eMedTV page offers an overview of the condition, including symptoms and treatments. Parkinsins disease is a common misspelling of Parkinson's disease.
  • Parkinson's Diesease
    Parkinson's disease is a brain condition that causes people to have movement problems. This eMedTV page takes a brief look at Parkinson's disease and links to more information. Parkinson's diesease is a common misspelling of Parkinson's disease.
  • Parkinson's Disease
    Parkinson's disease is a chronic and progressive neurological disorder that typically causes tremors. This eMedTV page provides an overview of Parkinson's disease, including information on possible symptoms, statistics, and treatment options.
  • Parkinson's Disease and Coffee
    It is possible that there is a connection between Parkinson's disease and coffee intake. This page of the eMedTV Web site discusses research involving men and women who drank coffee and how it may decrease the risk of developing Parkinson's disease.
  • Parkinson's Disease and Depression
    This eMedTV Web page talks about depression and Parkinson's disease, including how often depression occurs in people with Parkinson's. This article also covers treatment options and describes some of the symptoms of depression.
  • Parkinson's Disease and Stem Cells
    As this eMedTV page explains, stem cell transplantation may prove to be a significant treatment for Parkinson's disease. This article takes a closer look at stem cell research on this disease, explaining how it has helped animals with similar conditions.
  • Parkinson's Disease Information
    As this eMedTV segment explains, Parkinson's disease is a brain condition that can cause tremors and movement problems. This article offers more information on Parkinson's disease and includes a link to a full-length article on this topic.
  • Parkinson's Disease Medications
    Levodopa, MAOIs, and anticholinergics are among the most commonly used medications for Parkinson's disease. This eMedTV Web page takes an in-depth look at these and other medicines, and describes the effects of these drugs.
  • Parkinson's Disease Research
    The goals of Parkinson's research include preventing and stopping the progress of the disease. This eMedTV page discusses current areas of focus for Parkinson's disease research, such as genetics, environmental factors, and cell transplantation.
  • Parkinson's Disease Statistics
    Statistics on Parkinson's disease show that more than half a million Americans have this condition. This eMedTV Web resource offers other statistics on Parkinson's disease, such as how it affects men versus women, as well as different ethnicities.
  • Parkinson's Disease Symptoms
    One of the most common symptoms of Parkinson's disease is a tremor. The information in this page of the eMedTV library describes the various symptoms that may occur with this condition, such as depression, sleep problems, speech changes, and more.
  • Parkinson's Disease Treatment
    As this eMedTV page explains, treatment for Parkinson's disease can include medications, lifestyle changes, and surgery. This page further explores these treatment options and lists factors your doctor will consider before recommending a treatment plan.
  • Parkinsonism
    Parkinsonism is a type of disorder that affects voluntary movement. This selection from the eMedTV Web library takes an in-depth look at the different types of this condition, such as Parkinson's disease and several others.
  • Parkinsons Desease
    Parkinson's disease is a neurological disorder often characterized by impaired movements. This eMedTV page describes the disease, its symptoms, and treatments for the condition. Parkinsons desease is a common misspelling of Parkinson's disease.
  • Parkinsons Diease
    This eMedTV page offers a brief overview of Parkinson's disease, a disorder that causes a loss of a brain chemical that controls movements. This page also covers treatment options. Parkinsons diease is a common misspelling of Parkinson's disease.
  • Parquinson
    This eMedTV Web resource discusses what Parkinson's disease is and how loss of a certain brain chemical causes symptoms of this condition. This page also covers possible treatment options. Parquinson is a common misspelling of Parkinson's disease.
  • Perkinson
    Parkinson's disease causes a deficiency of a brain chemical, which causes movement problems. This eMedTV page further discusses Parkinson's disease, including possible causes and symptoms. Perkinson is a common misspelling of Parkinson's disease.
  • Perkinston
    This eMedTV page explains that Parkinson's disease causes symptoms that grow progressively worse over time, and there is no known cure. This page also discusses treatment options. Perkinston is a common misspelling of Parkinson's disease.
  • Pramipexole
    Pramipexole is a dopamine agonist prescribed to treat Parkinson's disease and RLS. This eMedTV resource takes an in-depth look at this medication, including information on how it works, when and how to take it, and possible side effects.
  • Pramipexole Dihydrochloride Information
    Are you looking for information on pramipexole dihydrochloride? This eMedTV Web page gives an overview of this dopamine agonist, with details on the symptoms it can treat, how many times a day it is taken, and more.
  • Pramipexole Dosing
    This selection from the eMedTV Web site discusses general pramipexole dosing guidelines for treating Parkinson's disease and restless legs syndrome. This page also provides suggestions for when and how to take this prescription medication.
  • Precautions and Warnings for Ropinirole
    This eMedTV article contains precautions and warnings for ropinirole, including who should avoid the medicine. By having this information and discussing it with your doctor or pharmacist, you can help minimize complications or side effects.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Amantadine
    Amantadine can cause congestive heart failure, or could make this condition worse. This eMedTV page offers other important precautions and warnings with amantadine, including a list of side effects and information on who should avoid the drug.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Bromocriptine
    You should not take bromocriptine if you have uncontrolled high blood pressure. This eMedTV segment provides other important precautions and warnings with bromocriptine and includes more information on who should not use this drug.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Pramipexole
    This eMedTV segment provides a list of important precautions and warnings with pramipexole, including information on who should avoid the medicine. This page also explains what to tell your healthcare provider before starting treatment.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Procyclidine
    This eMedTV Web page explains that you may not be able to safely take procyclidine if you have certain medical conditions, such as glaucoma or bladder problems. This page describes other important precautions and warnings with procyclidine.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Selegiline
    Selegiline can cause several health problems, such as dangerously high blood pressure and hallucinations. This eMedTV article offers other important precautions and warnings with selegiline, including information on who should avoid the medication.
  • Prevention of Parkinson's Disease
    Effective prevention of Parkinson's disease has yet to be discovered. As the information in this eMedTV article explains, scientists are currently researching helpful treatments and methods for Parkinson's prevention, such as antioxidants and PET scans.
  • Procyclidine
    Procyclidine is a prescription drug that can treat Parkinson's disease and certain movement disorders. This eMedTV article describes the medication in more detail, with information on how it works, potential side effects, and general precautions.
  • Procyclidine Dosage
    Your procyclidine dosage will be based on several factors, such as other medications you are taking. This eMedTV article offers a complete overview of procyclidine dosing guidelines for treating Parkinson's disease, extrapyramidal symptoms, and more.
  • Procyclidine HCL Drug Information
    This eMedTV article gives some basic information on procyclidine hydrochloride (HCl), a drug that is used for Parkinson's disease and certain movement disorders. This Web page also gives guidelines on safety issues to review before starting treatment.
  • Requip XL
    Requip XL is a drug prescribed to treat Parkinson's disease by stimulating certain receptors in the brain. This eMedTV article provides an overview of Requip XL, including information on how this drug works, possible side effects, dosing tips, and more.
  • Requip XL and Breastfeeding
    As this eMedTV Web resource explains, the manufacturer of Requip XL (ropinirole) does not recommend that women take this drug while breastfeeding. This article also explains what to do if you are taking Requip XL and breastfeeding at the same time.
  • Requip XL and Pregnancy
    Animal studies suggest that Requip XL (ropinirole XL) may not be safe for use during pregnancy. This eMedTV page contains more information on Requip XL and pregnancy, and describes the problems that occurred when the drug was given to pregnant rats.
  • Requip XL Dosage
    The recommended starting Requip XL dosage is 2 mg once daily. This selection from the eMedTV Web library discusses the factors that may affect your dosage and also provides some tips on when and how to safely take this Parkinson's medication.
  • Requip XL Drug Information
    This eMedTV segment gives some basic information about Requip XL, a drug used to treat Parkinson's disease. It discusses how to take the medication, possible side effects, and what to discuss with your healthcare provider.
  • Requip XL Drug Interactions
    Requip XL can interact with several medicines, perhaps increasing the risk of side effects or other problems. This eMedTV Web page provides a list of several Requip XL drug interactions and describes the complications these interactions may cause.
  • Requip XL Overdose
    You should seek immediate medical care if you believe you have overdosed on Requip XL (ropinirole XL). This eMedTV resource discusses the factors that may affect a Requip XL overdose and describes possible treatment options that are available.
  • Requip XL Side Effects
    Some of the most common Requip XL side effects include nausea, drowsiness, and dizziness. This eMedTV Web page lists other side effects reported with this medication, including serious side effects that may require immediate medical attention.
  • Requip XL Uses
    As a dopamine agonist, Requip XL is used for treating symptoms of Parkinson's disease. This eMedTV page further discusses Requip XL uses, including possible off-label uses to treat conditions such as fibromyalgia and tremors not due to Parkinson's.
  • Requip XL Warnings and Precautions
    You should review Requip XL warnings and precautions before taking the drug to help minimize possible risks. This eMedTV Web segment offers several precautions with Requip XL to be aware of, including information on who should not take the medication.
  • Ropinirole
    Ropinirole is a dopamine agonist used to treat muscle rigidity and stiffness in diseases like Parkinson's. This eMedTV segment takes an in-depth look at this medication, including its uses, dosing information, potential side effects, and more.
  • Ropinirole HCl
    This part of the eMedTV library explores ropinirole hydrochloride (HCl), a drug used to treat Parkinson's disease and restless legs syndrome. This article gives a brief overview of how it is taken and includes a link to more information.
  • Selegeline
    A healthcare provider may prescribe selegiline to treat Parkinson's disease. This eMedTV resource offers a brief description of selegiline and explains what to tell your doctor before taking this drug. Selegeline is a common misspelling of selegiline.
  • Selegilin
    Selegiline is a prescription medicine that is licensed to treat Parkinson's disease. This portion of the eMedTV archives explains how selegiline works, and describes possible signs of an overdose. Selegilin is a common misspelling of selegiline.
  • Selegiline
    Selegiline is a medicine licensed to treat Parkinson's disease. This eMedTV resource explains how selegiline works to increase dopamine levels, lists potential side effects of the medication, and provides some tips on when and how to take the drug.
  • Selegiline Dosage
    This selection from the eMedTV Web site provides general selegiline dosing guidelines. The standard recommended selegiline dosage for treating Parkinson's disease is 5 mg twice a day. This page also offers tips on when and how to take the drug.
  • Selegiline Hydrochloride (HCl) Information
    This eMedTV article gives some basic information on selegiline hydrochloride (HCl), a drug used for the treatment of Parkinson's disease. Safety warnings and specific uses are discussed, and a link to more detailed information is provided.
  • Senemet
    Sinemet is often prescribed to help treat Parkinson's disease or Parkinson-like symptoms. This eMedTV Web page highlights possible side effects and offers some general precautions for the drug. Senemet is a common misspelling of Sinemet.
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