Are there neuroprotective (disease modifying) treatment options for Parkinson disease (PD)?

Updated: Jan 24, 2019
  • Author: Robert A Hauser, MD, MBA; Chief Editor: Selim R Benbadis, MD  more...
  • Print
Answer

Pharmacologic treatment of Parkinson disease can be divided into symptomatic and neuroprotective (disease modifying) therapy. At this time, there is no proven neuroprotective or disease-modifying therapy.


Did this answer your question?
Additional feedback? (Optional)
Thank you for your feedback!