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Parkinson’s and RLS Medications

Parkinson’s and RLS

Both Parkinson’s disease and Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) are neurological disorders and are often linked together. Someone with Parkinson’s disease might also suffer from Restless Leg Syndrome. In these instances, the same drug can be used to treat both illnesses.

SIDE EFFECTS OF PARKINSON’S AND RLS MEDICATIONS

Medications that have been used to treat both illnesses have been linked to serious side effects including:

  • Heart damage
  • Loss of impulse control
  • Binge eating

MEDICATIONS LINKED TO HEART DISEASE AND LOSS OF IMPULSE CONTROL

There are two known medications that can result in the side effects listed above:
Mirapex
Permax and Dostinex

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