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Levodopa

Known as: beta-(3,4-Dihydroxyphenyl)-L-alanine, 3,4-Dihydroxy-L-phenylalanine, .beta.-(3,4-Dihydroxyphenyl)-L-alanine 
An amino acid precursor of dopamine with antiparkinsonian properties. Levodopa is a prodrug that is converted to dopamine by DOPA decarboxylase and… Expand
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2019
Review
2019
Parkinson disease (PD) treatment options have conventionally focused on dopamine replacement and provision of symptomatic relief… Expand
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2018
Review
2018
Levodopa‐induced dyskinesia is a common complication in Parkinson disease. Pathogenic mechanisms include phasic stimulation of… Expand
Review
2018
Review
2018
We conducted a systematic review and meta‐analysis aimed at establishing robust prevalence estimates and identifying clinical… Expand
Review
2018
Review
2018
Parkinson’s disease (PD) is an aging-related movement disorder mainly caused by a deficiency of neurotransmitter dopamine (DA) in… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
To systematically review evidence for pharmacological/neurosurgical interventions for managing dystonia in individuals with… Expand
Review
2018
Review
2018
Parkinson's disease is a common movement disorder seen in neurological practice, but the diagnosis and management is challenging… Expand
Review
2018
Review
2018
The era of MAO-B inhibitors dates back more than 50 years. It began with Kálmán Magyar’s outstanding discovery of the selective… Expand
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Objectives Dopamine dysregulation syndrome (DDS) is an uncommon complication of the treatment of Parkinson’s disease… Expand
Review
2017
Review
2017
Importance Evidence suggests that development of autonomic dysfunction (AutD) may negatively affect disease course and survival… Expand
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2017
Review
2017
Respiratory dysfunction has been associated with Parkinson's disease since it was first described in 1817. The respiratory… Expand