Treatments for Parkinson's Disease

Below is a listing of treatments and therapies for Parkinson's. Click on one to read more information or connect with others currently using it.

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  • Neupro (Rotigotine Transdermal System)

    Overview
    Neupro is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2007 to treat motor symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease. Neupro is also referred to by its drug name, Rotigotine.

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  • Northera (Droxidopa)

    Overview
    Northera is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2014 to treat orthostatic hypotension (dizziness upon standing up) in people with Parkinson’s Disease. Northera is... read more

  • Nuplazid (Pimavanserin)

    Overview
    Nuplazid is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of hallucinations and delusions associated with Parkinson’s disease. Nuplazid is also known by its ... read more

  • Nutrition

    Overview
    Like everyone else, people with Parkinson’s feel their best when they consistently eat a healthy, balanced diet. There is no specific diet for Parkinson’s, but following certain guidelines can ensure ... read more

  • Parcopa (Levodopa/Carbidopa)

    Overview
    Parcopa is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2004 to treat motor symptoms of Parkinsonism caused by Parkinson’s Disease, encephalitis, or exposure to carbon mon... read more

  • Requip (Ropinirole)

    Overview
    Requip is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1997 to treat motor symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease. Requip is also referred to by its drug name, ropinirole.

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  • Rytary (Levodopa/Carbidopa)

    Overview
    Rytary is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2015 to treat motor symptoms of Parkinsonism caused by Parkinson’s Disease, encephalitis, or exposure to carbon mono... read more

  • Selegiline (Eldepryl, Zelapar)

    Overview
    Selegiline is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1989 to treat motor symptoms in people with Parkinson’s Disease. Selegiline may be prescribed as a monotherapy t... read more

  • Seroquel (Quetiapine)

    Overview
    Seroquel is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of schizophrenia. Seroquel is also known by its drug name, Quetiapine. Seroquel is sometimes prescr... read more

  • Sinemet (Levodopa/Carbidopa)

    Overview
    Sinemet is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1975 to treat motor symptoms of Parkinsonism caused by Parkinson’s Disease, encephalitis, or exposure to carbon mon... read more

  • Stalevo (Levodopa/Carbidopa/Entacapone)

    Overview
    Stalevo is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2003 to treat motor symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease. Stalevo is often prescribed in cases of advanced Parkinson’s D... read more

  • Symmetrel (Amantadine)

    Overview
    Symmetrel is a prescription medication approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1976 for treating motor symptoms associated with all forms of Parkinsonism. Symmetrel is sometimes prescrib... read more

  • Tasmar (Tolcapone)

    Overview
    Tasmar is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1998. Tasmar is prescribed as an adjunct (add-on) drug to Levodopa/Carbidopa if the latter drugs begin to lose effec... read more

  • Xadago (Safinamide)

    Overview
    Xadago is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as an add-on medication to treat Parkinson’s disease. Xadago is indicated for people who are taking Levodopa/Carbidopa ... read more

  • Zelapar (Selegiline)

    Overview
    Zelapar is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1989 to treat motor symptoms in people with Parkinson’s Disease. Zelapar may be prescribed as a monotherapy to peop... read more

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