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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