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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
Has anyone found that they feel better going off Rytary and Neupro? My husband went through reaction beyond words. They kept increasing meds saying it was PD. I became so frustrated I started cutting back. He now has azilect in the am GoCoveri at bedtime and doing ok. Some Stiffness in extremities but gets in and out of the car, golfs. We question the diagnosis years ago. He has always struggled/ reacted taking meds.
I had mentioned the drug before which was a one pill slow release Amantadine which is called Gocovri, which is being used to treat dyskinesia It has been approved by the FDA. It is for those who experience side effects from amantadine now have another option. The second drug is Exenatide, a medication used to manage diabetes. Primary outcome was an improvement in motor symptoms and may slow the progression of PD. All information was taken from the… read more
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