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Title: Pramipexole-related chronic lower limb oedema in a patient with Parkinson's disease.
Austin Authors: Zavala, Jorge A;Munhoz, Renato P;Teive, Hélio A G
Affiliation: Department of Neurology, Austin Health, 6 North, Austin Tower, 145 Studley Road, Heidelberg, Victoria 3084, Australia
Issue Date: 19-Jun-2012
Publication information: Journal of Clinical Neuroscience 2012; 19(9): 1298-9
Abstract: Pramipexole is a non-ergot dopamine agonist that is used frequently as a single therapy or in combination for the management of Parkinson's disease. Common side effects are daytime drowsiness, hypotension, hallucinations and compulsive behaviour. We describe a patient who developed severe chronic and extensive lymphoedema after pramipexole was introduced and that resolved after its cessation.
Gov't Doc #: 22721884
DOI: 10.1016/j.jocn.2011.12.011
Type: Journal Article
Subjects: Ankle.pathology
Antiparkinson Agents.adverse effects
Benserazide.therapeutic use
Benzothiazoles.adverse effects
Drug Therapy, Combination
Edema.complications.drug therapy.pathology
Levodopa.therapeutic use
Lower Extremity.pathology
Middle Aged
Parkinson Disease.complications.pathology
Selegiline.therapeutic use
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