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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Inderal (propranolol): Those meds unlikely to.
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
30 years experience Cardiology
Right medication: That is not the mainstay medication for parkinson's disease -- and yes those meds may be related to weight gain.

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Pierce
32 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly: There are a number of medications with side-effects that mimc parkinson disease. Reglan and Compazine are very common examples. Similarly, a number ... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
Not necessarily: Congratulations on having a medication regimen that keeps the disease in check. Parkinson diseae affects different people differently; be happy you h ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Ekizian
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Causes of PD: Parkinson's disease involves depletion of a neurotransmitter in the part of the brain called the substantia nigra. The precise mechanisms of neurodege ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Numerous ITEMS: We have the anti-cholinergics like artane, but not used much these days, Dopamine agonists such as mirapex, requip, Neupro (rotigotine) patch. L-dopa ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Hutchman
23 years experience Neurology
Many possibilities: Physical symptoms: resting tremor, slow movements, rigidity (stiffness) of muscles & posture. Causing slow walking, masked face, decreased blink rate, ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Parkinson: Best is to consult a Neurologist
A 30-year-old member asked:
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22 years experience Critical Care
No: There is no known cure for parkinsons disease.
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience Family Medicine
Many are available: There are numerous drugs and treatments available. Consult with a neurologist to review your medical condition and get started on the correct road to ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Gaya
28 years experience Neurology
Parkinson's Meds: For primary motor symptoms; sinemet or parcopa (carbidopa/levodopa), Requip (ropinirole), Mirapex (pramiprexole), Eldepryl (selegiline), Azilect (ras ... Read More
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