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Largest Ever Trial in Parkinson's Disease Shows That For Long Term Treatment Levodopa is Better Than Newer Drugs


(June 11, 2014) - For long-term treatment of newly diagnosed Parkinson's disease (PD), the old drug levodopa provides better mobility and a higher quality of life than the two main alternatives, dopamine agonists (DA) and monoamine oxidase type B inhibitors (MAOBI), according to the largest-ever trial of PD treatment (PD MED), published in The Lancet. Read more…