Livedo Reticularis during Amantadine TreatmentBr Med J 1971; 2 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.2.5762.627 (Published 12 June 1971) Cite this as: Br Med J 1971;2:627
- Dorothy I. Vollum,
- J. D. Parkes,
- D. Doyle
Livedo reticularis is a common side effect of treatment with amantadine for Parkinson's disease. Investigation of 40 such patients suggests that the livedo is a physiological response provoked by depletion of catecholamine stores in peripheral nerve terminals.