What are rescue medications for Parkinson's disease?

Expert neurologists describe some of the Parkinson’s rescue medications that can be used during severe and sudden “off” times when regular Parkinson’s medications cannot control symptoms. Rescue medications are not for everyone and it is crucial that Parkinson’s treatment decisions be made in consultation with your doctor.

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