Side effects of Parkinson's drugs

The best way to manage side effects of your Parkinson's medication is to talk to your Parkinson's nurse or specialist about adjusting your treatment regime.

What are the side effects of Parkinson's drugs?

Side effects include:

It's important to remember that some things you think are symptoms of Parkinson's may actually be side effects of your medication.

Side effects of your specific Parkinson's medication

To check what specific side effects your medication can have, read the information leaflet that comes inside the packet.

We've listed some general information about side effects in our information about individual Parkinson's drugs



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Last updated August 2015. We review all our information within 3 years. If you'd like to find out more about how we put our information together, including references and the sources of evidence we use, please contact us at [email protected].