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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Ceballos-Baumann, A 
Title:
Apomorphine in Parkinson's disease - Patient selection, domperidone use, pen versus pump, apomorphin versus other modalities, practical guidelines 
Abstract:
Apomorphine has become a standard rescue therapy for intractable ,,off" periods in Parkinson's disease (PD). This includes a variety of ,,off" phenomena, such as pain, panic attacks, and off period associated difficulties in swallowing, micturition and defaecation. Double-blind studies with subcutaneous injection doses of 1 to 5 mg have demonstrated that onset of clinical benefit typically occurs within 10 minutes, and lasts for up to two hours. The motor effect is similar in magnitude to that o...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
AKTUEL NEUROL 
Year:
2005 
Journal volume:
32 Suppl. 
Pages contribution:
S66-S74 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0302-4350 
TUM Institution:
Neurologische Klinik und Poliklinik