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Dopamine Agonists and Compulsive Behavior in Older Adults


This fall, in the course of reporting on the problem of compulsive gambling in seniors, KSFR learned that some people who have this problem of compulsive gambling may be  adversely affected by drugs used to treat Parkinson’s Disease and Restless Leg Syndrome.

Mary Lou Cooper goes deeper into the story and a proposal to amp up the warnings on the medications and inform consumers.