She sees people and believes my Dad has been taken over by a cult. She’s taking Sknemet, Rohpinerol and Seroquil.
I take Sinemet and Rasagiline during the day. At bedtime I take quetiapine with clonazepam for nightmares. I just saw a programme saying quetiapine blocks dopamine. But the Sinemet and Rasagiline is to increase dopamine. Is this usual? Could this be causing my lethargy or cognitive issues?
My husband has had parkinson's for about twenty years. He has been taking nuplazid for a year now. Still having hallucinations and delusions. He also has had trouble with uti's for the past few years which when he has an infection the hallucinations escalate. Since taking the nuplazid his uti's have increased dramatically almost back to back. If taking nuplazid has anyone seen an increase in the incidence of uti's. We were really hoping that the nuplazid would… read more
My wife sleeps 12 to 14 hours per day. Comments here are about insomnia. Does her sleeping mean there is another problem ?
I have had tremors as long as I can remember way before being put on lithium for bipolar 1 . Well at 32 I was put on antipsychotic respirdone for delusions which after two months of antipsychotic therapy developed into auditory hallucinations so I am told. I rarely allow them to drag to out of a grounded reality but it does happen. Any way after a yr of respirdone 4mg a day more Parkinson’s symptoms showed up. But I wonder if I had it already but meds were increasing… read more
After 15 years of PD medications, I'm experiencing (as a caregiver) my wife having hallucinations of people that don't exist. Now, she is questioning me about when are we going home...when, in fact, we are at home. We are working with PD doctor introducing a new drug (Nuplazid) to help with the hallucinations. Has anyone used and experienced good or bad reactions to this medicine?
I'm brainstorming.....any thought is a good answer.
Praying God's blessings on us all as we… read more
My husband has began talking and acting out in his sleep. Not just a few words here and there, its all night and he seems to be having conversations with people. Last night -he thought he heard the cat under the bed, got up and looked for her. He thought he saw our grand daughter and started waving to her, Was talking about "Amber Stone". Awake now, he has no idea who Amber Stone is. He seems to be reaching for things all the time. Alot of time its things on my head. Thank god it does not seem to be… read more
I get intense, deep achy feeling all across my lower back with pins and needles. Sometimes the symptoms move down my legs and feet. Any suggestions what might help?
I was wondering if anyone had a worsening of symptoms after DBS- months after have the operation and several programming sessions I am totally incapacitated. Prior to DBS I was independent and had symptoms that were well controlled by Levadopa.
Had the DBS and had a horrible reaction to anesthesia, subsequently has a series of urinary tract infections that have been difficult to clear. Picked up several bacteria in the hospital from the catheter… read more