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Parkinson's Disease

Fatigue all day

09/20/2001

Question:

The expert said in Dec 2000 that fatigue could be caused by too much/little medication, or by medication`s side effects. How can I tell which is causing my overwhelming fatigue morning, noon and evening?

Answer:

Depression can be a cause of fatigue as can too much/too little medication. Adjustments of medication doses and/or addition of antidepressant medications can be helpful.

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Response by:

Arif Dalvi, MD
Assistant Professor
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati