Medications that are Incompatible with Medications for Parkinson’s Disease
Part of the Parkinson’s Disease For Dummies Cheat Sheet
The following classes of medications may be incompatible with routine medications you take to manage Parkinson’s disease. Provide the following list to all medical professionals before they prescribe any new medicine (prescription or over-the-counter), and review any new medications with your neurologist before you begin taking them:
Antinausea dopamine agonists
Postoperative pain-management drugs (Demerol in particular)
Contact the National Parkinson Foundation (or call toll-free 1-800-327-4545) for a wallet-sized card that lists drugs that may be contraindicated.