Stalevo May Be More Effective Than Other Medications for Early Parkinson’s, Meta-analysis Shows

Stalevo May Be More Effective Than Other Medications for Early Parkinson’s, Meta-analysis Shows
Stalevo (levodopa, carbidopa, and entacapone combination therapy) may be more effective but seems to be associated with more side effects than other medications to treat early Parkinson’s disease, researchers report. The study, “Levodopa/carbidopa/entacapone for the treatment of early Parkinson’s disease: a meta-analysis,” was published in Neurological Sciences. Levodopa (L-DOPA) is the mainstay treatment for Parkinson’s. As the disease progresses, patients ... read more
Source: Parkinson’s News TodayPublished on 2020-03-23By Catarina Silva, MSc