Low-dose lithium reduces side effects from most common treatment for Parkinson’s disease

Low-dose lithium reduced involuntary motor movements — the troubling side effect of the medication most commonly used to treat Parkinson’s disease (PD) — in a mouse model of the condition that is diagnosed in about 60,000 Americans each year. The third in a series of studies from involving PD and low-dose lithium, the results add to mounting evidence that low-doses of the psychotropic drug could benefit patients suffering from the incurable, degenerative condition.

Source:: Science Daily

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