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Duopa is rx med used for the treatment of motor fluctuations in Park's disease. Duopa contains 2 meds: carbidopa & levodopa. Duopa is not a pill. it is a suspension form of carbidopa & levodopa… read more
Thank you for your response! We are 7 days in and so far so good. It is bulky but my husband feels so much better. Its not perfect yet...on average it takes 3-5 visits to fine tune the dose but I am… read more
My husband is 71 and was diagnosed with PD 11 years ago. Neuro now has recommended Duopa and insertion of PegJ tube with pump. He has so many ON and OFF times during one day that it makes it almost impossible to plan on leaving the house. He currently takes Stalevo 75mg 5 times a day along with Azilect and Ropinerole. If anyone is on Duopa, how long did it take to titrate correct dose to stop ON and OFF episodes? We live in North GA.
I am having a hard time deciding weather to go ahead with the
Dupa Pump. It seems a bit drastic , but not taken pills for 18 hours sounds good to me. I have a problem with having to wear the pump,… read more
My ex had all those issues without being on any meds at all, he was just prescribed levo dopa and he just started it today to see if the freezing, tremors and falling lessens, I suggest you ask for a… read more
My mum has just recently started using Movapo subcutaneous infusion pump which self administers Apomorphine (no relation to morphine - its a dopamine agonist drug) The hope was to balance out mum's… read more
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