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Has Anyone Heard Of The New Strip To Put Under The Tongue To Control On-off Symptoms?

Has Anyone Heard Of The New Strip To Put Under The Tongue To Control On-off Symptoms?

Supposedly coming out in 2017 is something new for the "on-off" symptoms we experience with PD. Has anyone heard of it? Research is being done by Dr. Robert Hauser of the University of South Florida. The new treatment could provide relief to people who wake up experiencing slowness and stiffness, Anyone interested there is a clinical trial in Tampa at the USF Health Byrd Parkinsons Disease and Movement Disorders Center. Thought this was worth looking into.

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

no I don't sorry. Bean

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A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

How did the DBS work for you?

I'm Having Severe Bouts Of Heaving Like Vomiting, Nothing Comes Up. It Happens When I Start Shaking. Does Anyone Else Have These? Why?

I'm Having Severe Bouts Of Heaving Like Vomiting, Nothing Comes Up. It Happens When I Start Shaking. Does Anyone Else Have These? Why?

I could have just eaten but nothing comes up but I heave violently.

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

I have some anxiety with depression and mine was related to that. I wouldn’t vomit but I would heave also. Anything that excited me. Once the Dr put me on amandine I am fine.

Symptoms Or Differences Between Familial Tremor A Parkinsons

Symptoms Or Differences Between Familial Tremor A Parkinsons

I'd like as many people to give me a summary of meds they have been given and is it an ease of the symptom or a complete
Help. Beside certain side effects

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

OK Dennis, I'll summarize my meds, BUT, you must remember that each of us is affected differently by PD, What helps one person may do absolutely nothing for someone else!. Same goes for the side… read more

Is It Best To Put Off Going On Levadopa/Carbadopa For As Long As Possible?

Is It Best To Put Off Going On Levadopa/Carbadopa For As Long As Possible?

I was diagnosed in May 2014 I have been on Rasagaline and pramipexole It has helped some. I still experience tremors and dystonia on my left side.

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

Have you asked your medical professional...your Neurologist?

Has Anyone Had Surgery While On Sinemet? Did You Have To Stop Taking It Before The Surgery? And How Did You Get Along?

Has Anyone Had Surgery While On Sinemet? Did You Have To Stop Taking It Before The Surgery? And How Did You Get Along?

I'm taking 1 sinemet 25/100 mg every 2 hours when awake and amantadine 1 3x day.
Having oral surgery Monday with IV sedation. Wondering if any one has gone thur this and did you have to stop meds or able to take them and how you did

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

When I had abdominal surgery they gave me Parcopa. It is a pill that dissolves in your mouth and is a substitute for sinemet. Just ask your neurologist for a prescription.

I'm Newly Diagnosed And Recently Started Carbidopa-levidopa 25_100 . It Wears Off An Hour Before Next Dose Due. Any Advice?

I'm Newly Diagnosed And Recently Started Carbidopa-levidopa 25_100 . It Wears Off An Hour Before Next Dose Due. Any Advice?

Only been on any medication for 2 weeks and taking every 8 hours (so 3 times a day). After 6.5 to 7 hrs I start to feel pretty bad and shakey inside. I'll ask my doctor of course but live in Houston so couldn't reach today (city is flooded and didn't feel this warranted an emergency call). Wondered if anyone's on line who has advice as I'm dreading this evening and morning. Also - how long does it take to properly work? I've seen a lot of improvement (I can shower without fear of falling and do… read more

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Talk to your doctor about the possibility of putting you on an Extended Release form of Carb/Lev. I take Rytary which is extended release and started me on 1 capsule every 8 hours but slowly started… read more

How Do You Deal With Social Isolation

How Do You Deal With Social Isolation

How do you deal with it
This is why Parkinsons awareness is so important other people have no understanding and sadly it’s up to people with PD to educate them.Its why forums like this and local groups are so Important. They are great sources of information and comfort but it’s up to us to empower ourselves by engaging and not hiding.The problem is many of us live in two worlds the world of normality and the world of disability afforded to us by medication.Its cruel in the extreme and… read more

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

Oh, and just as an aside, i have had. Two rounds of PT, on top of an active lifestyle, biking daily, etc, as long as i was able, but after losing so much, it pains me sometimes when some parkie writes… read more