J Clin Neurol.  2010 Dec;6(4):159-166. 10.3988/jcn.2010.6.4.159.

Seniors with Parkinson's Disease: Initial Medical Treatment

Affiliations
  • 1Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA. eahlskog@mayo.edu

Abstract

Parkinson's disease most often presents after age 60, and patients in this age group are best managed with levodopa therapy as the primary treatment modality. Unlike young-onset parkinsonism (onset

Keyword

Parkinson's disease; levodopa; dopamine agonists; dyskinesias

MeSH Terms

Dopamine Agonists
Dyskinesias
Humans
Levodopa
Parkinson Disease
Parkinsonian Disorders
Dopamine Agonists
Levodopa

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