Review > Parkinson Disease

Symptoms - rigidity, tremors, bradykinesia.

Treatment - Carbidopa/Levidopa.

Tremors Resistant to Treatment - Add anticholinergic such as trihexyphenidyl.

Dyskinesia and rigidity resistant to treatment - Amantadine.

Deep Brain Stimulation - for patients who fail medical management of dyskinesia and tremors. Works best on tremors.

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Further Reading - Harrisons Manual of Medicine, 18th Edition