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Duopa

How does this compare with apomorphine

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

I'm sorry but I know nothing about apomorphine. By the way it looks like it may be a type of morphine and I would be very careful and do some research on it and really question my doctor before taking morphine....maybe just me.

posted 7 months ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Duopa i had apomorphine it a subcutaneous needle in the abdomen then you attach-it to a syringe box the side effects are. Swellings at the needle site
and they were itchy and was
Left with a lumpy abdomen one side effects of many mediciatons that I had and why I had dbs

edited, originally posted 7 months ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

@A MyParkinsonsTeam Member Kynmobi and Apokyn are not the apomorphine used with a pump. Kynmobie sublingual and Apokyn is injectible.

posted 6 months ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

@A MyParkinsonsTeam Member Ask Erinanne. She uses apomorphine with a pump. It's not morphine by the way.

posted 7 months ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Don't really know though my consultant is going to start me on a course so maybe I'll know more the
.I understand it's self injected into the stomach It is used mainly in cases where the patient is unable to be involved frequently in almost any activity during the day due to lack of strength .The result of taking the medication is that those occasions should arise less frequently and in any event the medication is claimed to work within 10 minutes therefore reducing the time of inactivity considerably.
Hope you find this helpful but do remember I am an untried 'rookie'

posted 7 months ago
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