Motor fluctuations and dyskinesia in Parkinson's disease

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Motor fluctuations and dyskinesia are common complications of long-term levodopa therapy. The neural and molecular mechanisms underlying their development are partially understood. A variety of clinical strategies may reduce the unpredictability of motor fluctuations and reduce their impact. Prevention of these complications remains an elusive goal.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)101-108
Number of pages8
JournalParkinsonism and Related Disorders
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2001


  • Levodopa
  • Levodopa-induced dyskinesia
  • Motor fluctuations
  • Parkinson's disease

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neurology
  • Geriatrics and Gerontology
  • Clinical Neurology


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