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The Many Lives of Levodopa

Date: 
Monday, January 26, 2015
Author: 
James Beck, PhD

The start of 2015 has been noteworthy for those with Parkinson’s disease (PD) as two new therapies  — Rytary™ and Duopa™ — were approved by the FDA at the start of January. Both therapies are updates to the gold-standard treatment of carbidopa/levodopa for those with PD. Manufacturers of both therapies hope to have the medications available on pharmacy shelves in the next few months.

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