Impulse control disorders and levodopa-induced dyskinesias
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Impulse control disorders and levodopa-induced dyskinesias

Ruth Sander Independent consultant, Care of the older person

Dopaminergic medications, such as levodopa, are used in patients with Parkinson’s disease. However, they are associated with motor and behavioural side effects, including dyskinesias and impulse control disorders.

Nursing Older People. 29, 9, 11-11. doi: 10.7748/nop.29.9.11.s10

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