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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… read more

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

no I don't sorry. Bean

posted over 3 years ago

Carbidopa Levodopa + Cold

Carbidopa Levodopa + Cold

Has anyone taking Carbidopa Levodopa found a medication that helps relieve or shorten the symptoms of a cold or the flu and is safe to take with Carbidopa Levodopa?

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

I don't use any MAO inhibitors but I use (and this may be an old wives tale) a dab of Polysporin in my nose every night year-round. I haven't had a cold… read more

posted 4 months ago

Azilect

Azilect

Hello everyone. Thank you so much for giving me so much information and suggestions on dystonia. I think I found a doc but cant get in until April which for me seems a lifetime away. I have another question....Azilect. For what purpose is it used. Is it like cabo.leva or does it have other properties? Are there dietary restriction with this treatmen? Is it working well for you. Thanks for any info you can provide. Hope you are having a wonderful day and Gods Blessings to you all!!!

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

I've had cortisone shots in my knees (for osteoarthritis) when on Azilect no problems that I noticed. My neurologist says her patients that take it seem… read more

posted about 4 years ago