Managing Motor Symptoms During OFF Times in Parkinson's - The Victory Summit: Motor Symptoms

This panel discusses how to manage motor symptoms when your medication has worn OFF. Coming from the perspectives of a person with Parkinson's, an occupational therapist, and a movement disorder specialist, these panelists have unique expertise and advice to share on this topic.

0:00 - Introduction
1:42 - When to start medication
5:07 - 7 Categories of Medications for Motor Symptoms
6:38 - Carbidopa/Levodopa
12:24 - Dopamine Agonists
16:15 - MAO-B Inhibitors
20:52 - Fluctuations in effectiveness of medications (ON/OFF times)
22:48 - COMT Inhibitors
25:35 - Adenosine Receptor Antagonists
27:11 - Amantadine
28:55 - Anticholinergics
32:25 - Taking medications effectively with constipation
35:08 - Halving levodopa doses
36:35 - Is there an interaction between endorphins and dopamine

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