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How Do You Stop Drooling?
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member asked a question 💭

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
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Does Symmetrel cause nausea and excessive sweating?

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

I glot all tjat stuff

Has Anyone Who Has Dyskenesia Had Anything Help This Other Than DBS
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I have severe dyskenesia but cannot afford to have the DBS operation.
My doctor has reduced my medication slightly to see if that can help?
Has anyone been successful in reducing the dyskenesia without surgery
As I am starting to trip on myself when it is severe.

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

Yes the doctor reduced madapor 200/50 x 6 a day to 1 x stalevo 200/50 + 4 x 175/50 + incerased Symmetrel 100 from 1 a day to 3 a day this has helped a little bit but I only started this reduction a… read more

Any Successful Low Dose MEDICATIONS For Early Stage PD.
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member asked a question 💭

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

I take rasigline and i have high blood pressure. None of my doctors have mentioned this may be related, next visit I will ask them.

Symmetrel
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member asked a question 💭

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.

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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

Experimental Medicine Trials
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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

I'm Takfing Sinemet 5 Times A Day And Am Having A Hard Time Stickiing To The Schedule. Any Suggestions?
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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 use the alarm on the clock on my phone & set a loud sound to get my attention. You can set many alarms at the same time as setting one. If you take meds 3 times a day set 3 alarms for the designated… read more

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

How Frequentley Do You Take Carbidopa/Levodopa? Dosage? Do You Take Other Drugs Like Amantadine, Gabapentin, Clonazepam? How Often? Dosage?
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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
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member asked a question 💭

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