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  • 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.
  • Coenzyme Q10
    People who have certain health conditions may find it beneficial to use coenzyme Q10 supplements. This eMedTV page offers a detailed look at coenzyme Q10, including how it works, potential side effects, and what to tell your doctor before taking it.
  • Amantadine
    Amantadine is a medicine licensed to treat the flu, Parkinson's disease, and side effects from other drugs. This eMedTV segment covers amantadine uses in more detail, describes the possible side effects of the drug, and offers some dosing tips.
  • Sinemet
    Sinemet is often prescribed to treat Parkinson's disease and Parkinson-like symptoms. This page from the eMedTV library offers an overview of Sinemet, including information on possible side effects, dosing information, and general precautions.
  • Cogentin
    Cogentin is commonly prescribed to treat Parkinson's disease and extrapyramidal symptoms. This eMedTV Web article describes how Cogentin works, explains when and how to take the medicine, lists side effects that may occur, and more.
  • 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.
  • Azilect
    Azilect is a Parkinson's disease medication available by prescription only. This page from the eMedTV library describes how Azilect works, explains when and how to take the medicine, and lists side effects that may occur during treatment.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Stalevo
    Stalevo is a prescription drug licensed to treat Parkinson's disease. This eMedTV resource describes the effects of this medication, explains how it works, offers general dosing information, and lists potential side effects that may occur.
  • Artane
    Artane is a medication used for treating Parkinson's disease and other similar conditions. This eMedTV resource discusses other uses, explains how the drug works, and lists some of the side effects that may occur with treatment.
  • Bromocriptine
    Bromocriptine is a prescription drug used for treating type 2 diabetes, acromegaly, and other conditions. This eMedTV article explains how the medication works for these conditions, lists possible side effects, and offers dosing guidelines.
  • 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.
  • Exelon Patch
    The Exelon Patch is used for the treatment of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's dementia. This eMedTV article describes this medication in more detail, explains how it works, and offers general dosing information for the drug.
  • Early Symptoms of Parkinson's Disease
    This eMedTV page describes some early symptoms of Parkinson's disease, such as being overly tired, having difficulty getting out of a chair, and talking softly. This page also explains how many of these early signs are dismissed as normal aging.
  • Lodosyn
    Lodosyn is a drug used to treat Parkinson's disease and Parkinson-like symptoms due to other causes. This eMedTV resource explains how the drug works, describes the effects of Lodosyn, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Comtan
    Comtan is a prescription drug that is approved for treating Parkinson's disease. This article from the eMedTV site describes how Comtan works, explains when and how to take the drug, and lists potential side effects to look out for during treatment.
  • Apokyn
    Apokyn is a dopamine agonist that helps relieve certain symptoms of Parkinson's disease. This page of the eMedTV Web site further describes this prescription medication and its uses, as well as dosing guidelines and potential side effects.
  • 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.
  • Natural Cure for Parkinson's Disease
    Vitamin E, CoQ10, and ginkgo biloba are among the natural remedies for Parkinson's disease. This eMedTV page describes other products that may offer a natural "cure" for this disease and covers tips on what to consider before using these products.
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