Impaired motor function can be treated with physiotherapy.
Communication issues can be treated with speech and language therapy.
Difficulty to carry out daily tasks can be treated through occupational therapy.
Inability to eat can be supported through dietitian support.
Drug treatment for Parkinson’s is often started at low doses and increased gradually.
It may be necessary to add new drugs until symptoms are controlled.
Avoid abrupt withdrawal due to risk of neuroleptic malignant syndrome and rhabdomyolysis.
Drug treatment includes:
- Dopamine receptor agonists.
- Monoamine oxidase B (MAO-B) inhibitors.
- Catechol-O-Methyl Transferase (COMT) inhibitors.
- Glutamate antagonists.