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Selegiline for parkinsonism - an update


When we discussed selegiline (Eldepryl - Britannia) in 1984,1 it was used simply to alleviate symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. Since then several studies have suggested that it may delay progression of the disease2,3 - controversial claims publicised in newspapers. What is the place of selegiline in the management of Parkinson’s disease?

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