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Public Citizen calls on FDA for 'black box' warnings on Parkinson's meds

A team of JAMA authors urged the FDA in 2014 to add “black box” warnings to dopamine agonists, linking the Parkinson's meds to pathological gambling, compulsive shopping and sexual obsessions. Now, consumer watchdog Public Citizen is upping the ante with a citizen petition to the agency, citing more than 80 studies supporting its claims.