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Is Anyone Taking The Drug Gocovri (New Amantadine), Any Help Or Side Effects

Is Anyone Taking The Drug Gocovri (New Amantadine), Any Help Or Side Effects

Went to the doctor yesterday and he put me on new Amantadine drug. I know I mentioned it way back when on this site but it was pretty new then and no one knew too much about it. How about now, anyone taking this? Bean

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

I take Amantadine 100mg 3/day plus Rasagiline 1/day and a Neupro 6mg patch. I do not take C Carbadopa/Levadopa because I had a severe allergic reaction to Sinemet after my second dose. My symptoms are fairly well controlled except for pain.

posted over 1 year ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

I would experience episodes of light headed and hyperventilating. It would just take me down

posted almost 3 years ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

I tried it but it made me very sick. I was on it for a month

posted almost 3 years ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

I have been on Gocovri since February of this year, it has helped me with my dyskinesia quite a bit. I started with 1 capsule for 1 week then 2 after that.. Well, 2 was too much dosage for me so I went back to 1 capsule before bed time. Too much made me hallucinate to where I was seeing water bubbling out of the floor, walls and every where or cobwebs dangling from the ceiling, it was weird.

posted almost 3 years ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

I admitted myself to the the rehab hospital, in Ogden UT, they specialize in PD. I was there for 3 weeks because Dyskinesia was intolerable. The Therapists were great, but the doctors did not know what to do with me. The tremors were disabling, I remember sitting in a chair just shaking not being able to move just shake. This is when I told them that a boxing buddy was taking Entacapone 200 mg along with her carbidopa-levodopa 25-100 mg and to amanadine 100 mg at 6:00 a.m. and at noon. This regiment has worked since. I have off times just before y next dose and my neurologist tried to adjust my doses of carb/lev taking more often, 1every 2 hours instead of 1 every 3 hours but the Dyskinesia came back throwing my gate off again. I am due for my noon pills now its 11:45 and am swaying from side to side with the Dyskinesia, not horribly though. I get up early around 4:00 a.m. and I shake some then, no meds till 6. and I do meditation and breathing, and this morning I was able to relax my tremor in my foot and meditate for 20 more min before my med at 6:00, maybe a freak accident i don't know yet. But the meds are a guessing game everyone is different.

posted 6 months ago
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