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Rytary/ Carvadopa/levadopa
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Does anyone else take rytary and carvadopa/levadopa at the same time. I was in the ER because the medication reaction and they said it was because I was taking these 2 meds together. Just wondered if anyone else is on that combination?

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

My husband could not take Ratary. It was not kind to him.
Good old C/L 4x a day with C/L er at night

Feedback On Using Rytary
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I am looking for some opinions about Rytary. I can't decide whether it is helping me out not. Does anyone take it around the clock out just during the day? How much do you have to take and how often? I also have other conditions that I am medicated for as well. Thank you in advance for all your feedback.

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

I’m taking Rytary and Amantadine

Has Anyone Switched From Rytary Back To Sinemet? If So What Was The Resullt?
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A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

We are willing to try different medications with the suggestion and help from our neurologist. Rytary was not a good fit for my husband. The side effects are worse than the small bit of help it… read more

Rytary
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A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

I volunteered to resign to retire. I was not forced to retire !!

Has Anyone Had Any Experience With Rytery? Whatwass Thatexperience?
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A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

Yes, I took it for about a year. I did not notice a significant difference. It’s pricey and you have to take 16 capsules a day. I don’t want to discourage anyone else from taking it. It might work for… read more

What Do You Do When The Highest Level Of Timed-release Rytary Stops Working As Well?
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member asked a question 💭

Off times becoming an issue for the first time in 10 years. On the highest mg of timed-release retry 3x's per day. Solutions that have worked to ease sudden appearance of off-times/freezing/stiffness? Thanks.

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

Monique, contact your Neurologist. I assume he/she prescribed the Rytary.
Always ask your doctor first.

Anyone Not Having Good Results From Using Rotary?
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member asked a question 💭

Just on (1)sinemet ir. 25/100
4 times a day
Added rytary did not seem to help
Anyone using higher doses of sinemet
25/100 per day?

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

Thanks to all of you

Drug Cost After Medicare
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member asked a question 💭

Are there any resources for medication prices after 65 and on Medicare? We have a drug plan, but Gocoveri & Rytary are brutal costwise . I have looked at the Good Rx in addition & to reaching out to the company of each drug. I am afraid, I am learning that if you are on a government program ( Medicare ) the company's help in copay is not allowed. Crazy.. Any leads for me to help with reducing an extremely high drug cost monthly.. Lyn

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

Finally, and thankfully, the Medical University has something like a PAN Foundation and helped us /him with Rylary and Gocovri . We were very thankful. It would behoove anyone to look in the… read more

I Suffer From Severe Wear Offs Every 2 Hours.
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member asked a question 💭

Does anyone here go through this? Im at my wits end and so is my wife. Feels like i am going to die everytime.
Im at the point where I cant breathe, cant move, in pain and extremely nervous. This lasts until the next dose kicks in whenever it decides to that is.

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

Only thing I take at the moment. I take 3 pills 3x per day..8, 2, 8

What Is The Correlation Between Parkinson’s And Anxiety
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What is the correlation between Parkinson’s and anxietyI have very bad anxiety does it aggravate the tremors but I’ve been so bad

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

Just want to thank everyone for their replies, everyone is always so helpful