- Nov 15, 2023
- 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
- Donations Welcome
What is THIS Pill For: BEAVERTON and ONLINE
In this talk, Michael Shih, Clinical Pharmacist at OHSU will discuss the medications typically prescribed for the management of the motor symptoms associated with Parkinson’s Disease. This will include an overview the different classes of drugs, their mechanism of action, both their common and serious side effects, and the considerations for administering these medications.
Mr. Shih will explain how the medications are selected for you and the pros and cons of drug selection. He will cover motor complications, how the management of your medication plan may evolve over time, and combination drug therapy. Finally, this program will address complimentary therapies with time to answer your questions.