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The information in this website is not a substitute for advice from your doctor, pharmacist or other healthcare professional.

  • Consult your doctor if you have any doubts about the correct use of your medication or any other aspects of your Parkinson's management.
  • Remember that information on medications can change so always read the patient information leaflet that comes with each medicine.
  • Make sure your care team know about any other medical conditions you have and any other medications you take (including, non-prescription, over the counter drugs, herbal and complementary remedies)
  • Don't stop your medication or change the dose suddenly without first seeking advice from your doctor, Parkinson's Disease Nurse Specialist (PDNS) or other healthcare professional.
  • Some medications need to be taken in different ways or at different times, so it is important to follow the instructions you are given for taking each individual medication so that it works properly, and to be sure you know the correct dose.
  • If you are admitted to hospital, make sure that doctors and nurses know that you have Parkinson's. You, your family or carer should also inform them of your medication and the times you need to take them.
  • Some medications can make you sleepy, at times suddenly and without warning. Make sure you understand any safety implications, for example whether you can drive.
  • Whilst reasonable care has been taken to ensure that the site content is accurate and up-to-date, we make no warranties or representations about accuracy, sequence, timeliness or completeness of the Site content.

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