Combined bromocriptine-levodopa therapy early in Parkinson's disease.

Abstract

Compared with levodopa, treatment of parkinsonism for 3 years with bromocriptine alone resulted in less fluctuation and peak-dose dyskinesia, but also less improvement in parkinsonian disability. Only a few of the 76 patients had long-term benefit on chronic bromocriptine therapy. However, combined bromocriptine and levodopa therapy had a therapeutic… (More)

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@article{Rinne1985CombinedBT, title={Combined bromocriptine-levodopa therapy early in Parkinson's disease.}, author={Urpo K. Rinne}, journal={Neurology}, year={1985}, volume={35 8}, pages={1196-8} }