A 65-year-old patient with a 2-year history of PD has been…

Question A 65-year-old patient with a 2-year history of PD has been… A 65-year-old patient with a 2-year history of PD has been experiencing an increase in symptoms, especially muscle tremors and rigidity. The patient has been taking carbidopa-levodopa (Sinemet CR) and selegiline (Eldepryl) since diagnosis. The physician has chosen to add benztropine (Cogentin) to the patient’s medication regimen. The nurse is administering the first dose of benztropine and intends to provide patient teaching about the drug and its side effects.  Health Science Science Nursing NUR 203 Share QuestionEmailCopy link Comments (0)