changes in the treatment of Parkinson's

You'll see changes in the treatment of Parkinson's. There aremore options now with the new drugs on the market.

Levodopa (Sinemet, etc) is still the most effective. But afterseveral years, it starts to lose its effect and may cause dyskinesias.There's some concern that levodopa might be neurotoxic.

That's why there's so much interest in "levodopa-sparing" drugs.

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