Managing medications for Parkinson’s is complex. You need up-to-date information to treat Parkinson’s and prepare for conversations with your healthcare team.
We hope you’ll find this guide helpful. The purpose of this booklet is to provide healthcare professionals with a concise yet comprehensive overview of the medications used to treat both the motor and non-motor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.
This booklet provides a brief description of pharmacological action (mechanisms of action) of the drugs as well as dosing recommendations, overview of the common and relevant adverse effects, potential interactions with foods and/or other drugs, and other practical information relevant to the treatment of persons with Parkinson’s disease. Finally, also included are some helpful tools to provide patients for tracking dosing of medications, and occurrence of adverse effects.
Medications to Treat Parkinson’s Disease is currently only available in English. A French booklet will soon be available.