My sister is about to start Apokyn which is a rescue drug that is injected( like diabetes’ injectable with small thin needle that doesn’t hurt). It supposed to kick in within 10-20 minutes and last about an hour while other carbidopa-levodopa kicks in ( takes about an hour for that). Anyone have experience with this drug?
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?
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
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.
One neurologist says I have Parkinson's and put me on Sinemet. Another neurologist from the same office says that I don't have it and thinks my neck, lower back and anxiety are what is causing problem's with my shaking and my walking. So he will be taking me off the Sinemet gradually to see if he can tell what my problem really is. I've also had other tests. My question is once I'm off the meds will I know whether I have the Parkinson's or not? If my symptoms stay the same and don't get… read more
What other meds are available for PD and how are they tolerated.