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A 60-year-old male asked:

My 84 year old dad has parkinson's based on symptoms.... severe left side tremors, restless legs, trouble stand/walking, edema. he's on neupro patch 3mg (requip before) and carbidopa/levodopa 100mg. no real relief. anything else he can try?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Careful: Parkinson is a spectrum of movement disorders and your dad should be under the care of a neurologist specializing in movement disorders. Some of the mentioned symptoms may not be related to Parkinson, but concurrent conditions and they will have to be addressed properly in this context.

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Last updated Aug 27, 2020

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