L-dopa pump for treating Parkinson's Disease

Posted by jatonlouise @jatonlouise, May 18 7:36am

An American company, ABBVIE, has developed a pump to deliver Parkinson's meds subcutaneously and sustain a constant level of l-dopa for patients living with advanced Parkinson's . This pump has been approved for use in the European Union but the Federal Drug Administration in the US has not approved it for use in the US . I live in Germany and have this pump and am having very good experience with it. It's a shame that folks in the US can't get access to it. I cannot respond to requests for information and this site does not permit posting URLs. If you want more information, you can Google for AbbVie Launches Produodopa

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