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How can dopaminergic agents help with treating periodic limb movement disorder (PLMD)?

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Dopaminergic agents are drugs that raise the levels of a brain chemical called dopamine, which is important in controlling muscle movements. These medications seem to improve the condition in some people but not in others. Widely used examples are a levodopa/carbidopa combination (Sinemet) and pergolide (Permax).

Reviewed by William Blahd on October 20, 2017
Reviewed by William Blahd on October 20, 2017

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