Therapeutic strategies that are counter to scientific evidence

posted Oct 26, 2017, 4:55 PM by Missoula PDSG

Three examples of mistakes commonly made in treatment of Parkinson's Disease:
1. Administration of levodopa three times a day and moreover in non-fixed intervals
2. Use of controlled release formulations of levodopa in an attempt to control end-of dose deterioration or wearing-off
3. Use of the triple combination (levodopa/carbidopa/entacapone) in patients receiving levodopa for the first time
Click here to read the entire WPC blog post by Oscar S. Gershanik, MD