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Int J Pharm. 2009 Oct 1;380(1-2):1-15. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpharm.2009.07.026. Epub 2009 Aug 3.

Levodopa delivery systems for the treatment of Parkinson's disease: an overview.

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Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium. jonathan.goole@ulb.ac.be

Abstract

This review describes the different drug delivery systems containing levodopa that are used in the treatment of Parkinson's disease. Their composition, process of preparation, advantages, disadvantages and limitations are discussed as well as the major objective in the management of Parkinson's disease according to the pathology of the disease.

PMID:
19651197
DOI:
10.1016/j.ijpharm.2009.07.026
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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