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How Do You Stop Drooling?

How Do You Stop Drooling?

My elderly husband has advanced parkinsons and is suffering from constant drooling. Medication for that seems to increase his hallucinations.

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

Thank you, the doctor did mention that and I am waiting for it. That is encouraging.

Symmetrel

Symmetrel

Does Symmetrel cause nausea and excessive sweating?

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

I glot all tjat stuff

Any Successful Low Dose MEDICATIONS For Early Stage PD.

Any Successful Low Dose MEDICATIONS For Early Stage PD.

There are just so many medication and would like to hear from someone who actually had some success with something. Looking for Tried and True, rather then Trial an Error!
Can anyone recommend a Medicine they have taken in the Early Stage of PD that reduced slight tremor and gave them a better overall feeling without side effects
Looking for a small dose and maybe time released!
Any thoughts?

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

Valium works for me some. I take 5mg. I know it's an addictive drug, but it helps me do things. I'm right handed and my right hand is affected by PD

Experimental Medicine Trials

Experimental Medicine Trials

Does anyone remember the name of the lady in her 80's who posted about an experimental medicine she is taking and getting outstanding results ? Also what is the name of that medicine ? It starts with a T.

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

@A MyParkinsonsTeam Member , Hey I found the medicine. it is called Tasigna (Nilotinib). Michael Fox Foundation website has a lot about. I still do not remember the good lady's name. Also for people… read more

Do People Who Have Freezing As A Symptom Of PD, Also Have Dyskinesia From Medication?

Do People Who Have Freezing As A Symptom Of PD, Also Have Dyskinesia From Medication?

If you suffer from freezing, do you also have a problem with dyskinesia.?

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

I have not experienced any of the dyskinesia problems thus far. I hope this provides some help.

Symmetrel

Symmetrel

I have been taking this drug for 14 year and is discontinued here in bc canada. i have coverage but i cant find it here. i think they sell them online but how can get them here where they are covered? if you have any pharmacies in canada that sell them please give me their phone numbers so i can call them.

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

I have been newly diagnosed with PD. Doctor put me on mirtazapine and it was not good for me. I saw the wallpaper and chairs moving slowly towards me. It had a psychodylic affect for me. Beware!!! 76… read more

How Frequentley Do You Take Carbidopa/Levodopa? Dosage? Do You Take Other Drugs Like Amantadine, Gabapentin, Clonazepam? How Often? Dosage?

How Frequentley Do You Take Carbidopa/Levodopa? Dosage? Do You Take Other Drugs Like Amantadine, Gabapentin, Clonazepam? How Often? Dosage?

I am wondering if some you could tell me what you have done/or are doing to prolong the effect of your medication. Also, is anyone using some kind of a pump? Sorry, I don't know what it is called. It is supposed to deliver the medication more evenly.

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

@A MyParkinsonsTeam Member @A MyParkinsonsTeam Member. About one year ago (I think) you posted a question under the Q&A section of this site. One of the members sent a response to your question: How… read more

My Toes Won't Stop Movinu

My Toes Won't Stop Movinu

So recently my toes especially on my most affected side insist on fidgeting all the time. It has gotten so bad the skin is badly irritated. Plz tell me I'm not alone on this. I feel so weird but it hurts so bad

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

Ah the mysteries and blessings of PD. Does keep us jumping, shaking, cramping. Saying its dystonia dos not make it go away. PD is a malady with many terms. Sounds like medical science has it… read more

I'm Takfing Sinemet 5 Times A Day And Am Having A Hard Time Stickiing To The Schedule. Any Suggestions?

I'm Takfing Sinemet 5 Times A Day And Am Having A Hard Time Stickiing To The Schedule. Any Suggestions?

I've tried a couple of apps but don't especially want to keep the phone with me all the time. I get up at different times in the morning so
I have to figure out my schedule each day, which wasn't easy with the apps. Writing it down helps a lot but I still find myself forgetting several times a week.

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

I have my phone set up, plus Alexa “jack take two pills” helps. Because of “selective hearing “, he sometimes ignores her too!! Lol