Certain Impulse-Control Medications May Not Work for Parkinson’s Disease, Study Suggests

Certain Impulse-Control Medications May Not Work for Parkinson’s Disease, Study Suggests
Medications used to manage impulse control disorders may not help Parkinson’s disease patients taking Mirapex (pramipexole) and Requip (ropinirole), and may even worsen their episodes, according to new research. The study, titled “What drugs modify the risk of iatrogenic impulse-control disorders in Parkinson’s disease? A preliminary pharmacoepidemiologic study,” was published in the journal PLoS One. Mirapex and Requip are dopamine ... read more
Source: Parkinson’s News TodayPublished on 2020-01-10By Forest Ray