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Is It Best To Put Off Going On Levadopa/Carbadopa For As Long As Possible?

Is It Best To Put Off Going On Levadopa/Carbadopa For As Long As Possible?

I was diagnosed in May 2014 I have been on Rasagaline and pramipexole It has helped some. I still experience tremors and dystonia on my left side.

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

No ! Start taking Sinemet 25 / 100 mg as soon as possible to stabilize PD..... Hundreds of new research shows how it does not matter how long you take Sinemet, and that the significant improvement in Quality of Life is so beneficial ! Old studies were flawed and created a myth that Sinemet should only be used as last resort. Find a younger Neurologist / Movement Disorder Specialist that is current with Parkinson drugs! I started out with 12 tabs a day with significant improvement in my Stage 3 PD diagnosis.... Been taking for past 6 yrs with excellent outcome.... Took 10 years of searching to find what was wrong with my body - overwhelming muscle fatigue, freezing up, tremors and so much more... Alan

posted almost 3 years ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

I take the generic form of Sinemet 25/100 mg for past 6 yrs with outstanding results and no negatives..... It is consider the GOLD Standard for treatment of PD.... ALan

posted almost 3 years ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Me too

posted almost 3 years ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Why that is what I was put on when I was first dignosed levadopa/cardopa.

posted almost 3 years ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Just started levadopa/carbidopa a month ago and have nonstop nausea, it has really upset my whole system. I think I will have to stop this

Any alternative?

posted 3 months ago
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