Lisa Olson lisao at
Sun Mar 5 21:57:23 EST 1995

Hi all ..

I just had a quick question for all you pros out there ..
If Parkinson's is caused by degeneration of certain 
dopaminergic neurons, and L-Dopa is given as a treatment ..
why isn't cocaine being used as a treatment as well or
as an alternative if cocaine prevents the reuptake of
dopamine.  Wouldn't cocaine and L-Dopa cause the same




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