Parkinson's disease

Parkinson’s disease causes tremor and slowing of movements as well as other symptoms. It occurs in about 1 in 100 people over the age of 65 years old.

This page has information on the condition for doctors and patients.

Information for people with Parkinson's disease

My information sheet on Parkinson’s disease

Videos by Parkinson’s UK and Michael J Fox Foundation

Local support groups (by Parkinson’s UK)

Information for doctors

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100mg levodopa (Madopar/Sinemet)

= 75mg levodopa with entacapone/opicapone

= 133mg levodopa controlled release

= 1mg pramipexole salt

= 5mg ropinirole/rotigotine

= 10mg apomorphine

= 1mg rasagiline

= 100mg amantadine


50mg once at night opicapone = 200mg entacapone with each levodopa dose