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Has Anyone Switched From Amantidine To GOCOVRI? What Results Did You Experience?

Has Anyone Switched From Amantidine To GOCOVRI? What Results Did You Experience?

I had to go off amantadine because of side effects and the doctor wants me to take GOCOVRI. However, my insurance won't pay for it. Has anyone stopped Amantadine and had better results with GOCOVRI?

Are you using anything else for dyskinesia?

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

I use Gorcorvi. Love it and hate it. Works well with dyskensia but also is very constipating and dehydrating.

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

One thing that stands out in the post that I sent 8 days ago is that the $175 is for over the counter supplement drug at NO cost to the person. The only qualifier is that your on Medicaid and… read more

Gocovri

Gocovri

I am taking Gocovri for dyiskensias for about 4 years. It's not helping at all. My doctor doubled the dosage from one pill, 137.5 mg. at night to 2 pills at night. I started 2 pills a week ago. I was at least 85 percent better for a week but today it stopped working and the dyskensias are back full force.
Has anyone taken Gocovri?

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

I go to a Parkinson's specialist at NYU in NYC where I live. I have take a couple of other medications for dyskinsias but they didn't help. The dysjkinsias are getting much worse and he doubled the… read more

Anyone On Rytary And Or Gocovri

Anyone On Rytary And Or Gocovri

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

Collette C
I am on Rytary 5 times a day. I also take Azillect 1 per day and Senemet as a booster. And that doesn't include a high blood pressure pill another one for my bladder and 2 vitamin… read more

Gocovri

Gocovri

WHERE DO I GET A Rx for this?? Does this cover all types of Parkinson's ??

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

Talk to your Neurologist.

Anyone Had Bad Experience With Gocovri?

Anyone Had Bad Experience With Gocovri?

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

Barbara, do you have any issues with dyskenisia for large portions of your day?
If you do/did, what did your doctor recommend to lessen them?

I Take Gocovey. Does Anyone Have A Reaction B TO It.

I Take Gocovey. Does Anyone Have A Reaction B TO It.

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A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

Gocovery is some long-acting formulation of amantadine. I cannot take amantadine it gives me hallucinations and so does go -covery

Gocovri And Amantadine

Gocovri And Amantadine

Help! I was taking Gocovri 137 mg for a few weeks when I realized that my feet and lower legs were swollen and GROWING BIGGER. (My parkinsons "down time" Was Lessened). I went to several types of doctors, took several tests, and even checked into a hospital for a day. All tests came back as Normal. My shoes no longer fit. My skin was Stretching. I slowly discontinued the drug. Swelling was reduced
I was then put on Amantadine 100 mg, twice a day. Legs are better. Right foot is… read more

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

had similar results with amantadine. It was working for me but the side effects were bad so I am off it.