Therapeutic strategies that are counter to scientific evidence

Post date: Oct 26, 2017 11:55:18 PM

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