Accordion Pill Fails to Reduce Off Periods Over Sinemet in Advanced Parkinson’s, Top-Line Results Show

Accordion Pill Fails to Reduce Off Periods Over Sinemet in Advanced Parkinson’s, Top-Line Results Show
Treatment with Accordion Pill-Carbidopa/Levodopa (AP-CD/LD) did not provide greater reduction in daily off periods in adults with advanced Parkinson’s disease compared with Sinemet, according to top-line results of a pivotal Phase 3 trial. However, an ongoing analysis shows meaningful decreases in specific subgroups of patients, the team noted. Chronic treatment with levodopa — the gold standard in Parkinson’s — may ... read more
Source: Parkinson’s News TodayPublished on 2019-07-24By Jose Marques Lopes, PhD