The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics
Drugs for Parkinson's Disease
February 22, 2021 (Issue: 1618)The motor symptoms of Parkinson's disease (PD) are caused primarily by degeneration of dopaminergic neurons in the substantia nigra. The nonmotor symptoms of the disease are thought to be caused by degeneration of other neurotransmitter systems....more
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