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Advanced Parkinson’s Disease Better Controlled with Portable Infusion Pump

Duopa, a new, treatment option recently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), may help them keep their daily lives more consistent. Duopa – a portable infusion pump — delivers an enteral drug suspension straight into the small intestine, bypassing the stomach, continuously over 16 hours. Current users report significantly faster onset of action with the pump compared with orally administered drugs.