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Don't be rash when approving medications

Parkinson's Disease is a devastating neurological disorder affecting about 1 million Americans. The degenerative disease is marked by tremors, difficulty moving, and slurred speech, and can eventually lead to dementia and depression. So when the drug Nuplazid was developed, which could effectively treat the psychosis associated with Parkinson's, it was natural that everyone wanted the medication available as quickly as possible.
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