Patients are asking if their meds for Parkinson's or restless legs will cause heart trouble

Patients are asking if their meds for Parkinson's or restless legs will cause heart trouble.

This stems from news reports about dopamine agonists causing leaky heart valves...like what happened with phen-fen.

But it turns out that the problem is with two older drugs that are rarely used...pergolide (Permax) and cabergoline (Dostinex).

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