Dyskinesias are the uncontrollable and disruptive movements that are a side effect of levodopa, the gold-standard treatment for Parkinson’s disease. For some patients, dyskinesia is more disabling than the disease itself.
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Dyskinesia remains a serious problem for people living with PD, but we are closer than ever to the medical solutions patients urgently need. To learn more about therapies in development, visit: http://bit.ly/Dyskinesia
This video is for informational purposes only; The Michael J. Fox Foundation does not endorse any one particular therapy. We encourage all patients to discuss therapeutic options with their treating physicians.