Off-periods in Parkinson disease not responding to oral treatment

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Off-periods in Parkinson disease not responding to oral treatment

A rare clinical situation occurring in the context of Parkinson disease characterized by return or worsening of symptoms (including motor and/or non-motor symptoms) under antiparkinsonian therapy. Types of off-periods are Morning Off (experienced before the first dose of the day) Delayed On (occurring more frequently after the first dose of the day or after meals) Wearing Off (end-of-dose deterioration) Sudden Off (sudden transition from on to off) and Dose Failure.

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