MCQ Neurology 22

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A 68 year old woman has a 10 year history of Parkinson’s disease which ahs been treated with a combination of levodopa & benserazide 3 times a day & benztropine 3 times a day. During the last year she has experienced periods of mid rigidity ½ hour prior to the next dose of levodopa, but her overall mobility is reasonable. She now presents with a 1/12 history of increasing confusion & agitation, particularly at night. The most appropriate next option is :


  1. Addition of bromocriptine & reduction in levodopa

  2. Cease benztropine

  3. Reduction in levodopa

  4. Addition of haloperidol at night

  5. Addition of selegiline & reduction of levodopa

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