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L-dopa is a drug used to treat which disease?

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Asked by Flying Saucer, 13 Apr 10:01 pm
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Parkinson's Disease.
Answered by amitava duttamajumdar, 13 Apr 10:36 pm

 
  
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Parkinson's Disease
Answered by anil garg, 31 May 01:55 am

 
  
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Parkinson disease
Answered by iqbal seth, 14 Apr 09:18 am

 
  
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Parkinson disease
Answered by Santonu Borpuzari, 13 Apr 10:03 pm

 
  
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Amantadine is an antiviral and also functions as an anti-inflammatory. In some people the use of this particular drug as an anti-inflammatory has proven to be effective in treating early motor symptoms of Parkinson's disease. It does appear to reduce rigidity of muscular-skeletal muscles. ",

Although there is still some mystery about why Amantadine works for some PwPs, recent research has pointed to the possibility that Amantadine inhibits microglial activity in the central nervous system and consequently be effective to reduce or inhibit inflammatory neuroinflammation in PD.


When Amantadine is used with dopamine agonists such as Mirapex, Requip and others it can reduce the dosage of the agonist and therefore reduce the possibilities of impulse control disorder side effects. Too often it is discontinued because patients and doctors don't realize that it has been effective in keeping a terrible side effect at bay.

When used alone, some people have found it effective for reducing ...more
Answered by Mickey, 13 Apr 10:03 pm

 
  
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