Comparative Review of Dopamine Receptor Agonists in Parkinson's Disease.

@article{Uitti1996ComparativeRO,
  title={Comparative Review of Dopamine Receptor Agonists in Parkinson's Disease.},
  author={Ryan J. Uitti and J. Eric Ahlskog},
  journal={CNS drugs},
  year={1996},
  volume={5 5},
  pages={369-88}
}
Limitations of long term levodopa therapy for Parkinson's disease represent a major problem in the management of many patients. Dopamine receptor agonists provide antiparkinsonian effects and their use is most clearly defined in the context of complications from levodopa therapy. As such, dopamine receptor agonists are useful adjunctive agents to levodopa. Because typical adverse effects of dopamine receptor agonists may differ from those of levodopa, combination therapy is often effective and… CONTINUE READING