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Medications & Treatments

There are many medications available to treat the symptoms of Parkinson’s, although none yet that actually reverse the effects of the disease.

It is common for people with PD to take a variety of these medications – all at different doses and at different times of day - in order to manage the symptoms of the disease.

While keeping track of medications can be a challenging task, understanding your medications and sticking to a schedule will provide the greatest benefit from the drugs and avoid unpleasant “off” periods due to missed doses.

Read more to understand each type of medication, its dosing and side effects. Interested in learning more about medications in the pipeline?

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