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Parkinson’s Disease and Impulse Disorders

Dopamine Replacement Therapy The main drugs that are prescribed to treat people suffering from Parkinson’s disease (PD) are those that replace dopamine. One of the characteristics of Parkinson’s disease is that the brain stops producing dopamine. However, like any medicines these dopamine agonists may have side effects and one side effect that was observed was…

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