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Rytary For Smoothing Out Dyskinesia?

Rytary For Smoothing Out Dyskinesia?

Does anyone take Rytary to smooth out instances of dyskinesia? Did you have more side effects? My doctor said I would feel weird on it.

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

@A MyParkinsonsTeam Member
As I'm sure you know by now, everyone reacts differently to medication. I was looking for something to help dyskinesia and Rytary was not helping. Right now, I'm just living with it. Sorry that you had that bad experience.

posted 3 months ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

I was put for about one year on Rytary. My neurologist started me with a low dose.. I felt better than ever and I experienced an exceptional increase in energy. My dyskinesia disappeared nearly completely. The goal was to get me off the LC. Within 6 months I became very aggressive, combative as well as very inquisitive. On a trip to Las Vegas I had a serious paranoia attack accusing my husband wanting to murder me. I was taken off Rytary immediately..... the rest is history. I very often feel sorry for the care takers. I get often up in the morning and promise myself to behave.better and be less self centered, it is hard.....the hopelessness that this will only get worth is so depressing....

posted 3 months ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

It hasn’t work yet meds have not worked for me so we are looking for better option. I am not a candidate for DBS I have to just keep my faith

posted 7 months ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Did you take some time to get used to it and also I have very bad dyskinesia and Dysonia my movement disorder doctor is thinking about doing a dopamine pumpAnd I am not too sure about that

posted 7 months ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

I was having meds increased on a regular basis and ended with movement 24/7 and got 0 hours of sleep over 7 days! Ended in hospital where they had to knock me out to get some rest then restarte my meds carefully changing the dosages until they and I felt the rig combination for me! It was a terribly painful and exhausting experience and took me months to get back to my physical exercise program-deep tissue massage helpe a lot!

posted almost 2 years ago
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