Effect of (-)deprenyl in long-term treatment of Parkinson's disease. A 10-years experience.

@article{Birkmayer1986EffectO,
  title={Effect of (-)deprenyl in long-term treatment of Parkinson's disease. A 10-years experience.},
  author={Walther Birkmayer and Georg Dr Birkmayer},
  journal={Journal of neural transmission. Supplementum},
  year={1986},
  volume={22},
  pages={
          219-25
        }
}
The effect of (-)deprenyl as additive to a Madopar treatment of parkinsonian patients has been investigated in a retrospective study over the past ten years. 941 patients have been evaluated. Addition of (-)deprenyl to the standard Madopar treatment resulted in an improvement of the disability, in a prolongation of life expectancy, in a reduction of side effects caused by Madopar and a leveling down of the fluctuations in the clinical improvement. In addition the time from the onset of… CONTINUE READING

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