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Is there any medication or suggestions that can help
Is there any medication or suggestions that can help freezing in PD? I have had PD for 20 years (I am 71 now) and take sinemet and mirapex meds and have tried every trick known to help freezing/ … read more
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Is there a standard ratio of Carbidopa to Levidopa for
is there a standard ratio of Carbidopa to Levidopa for Parkinson's Disease? My doctor says sinemet 25/100 i.e. 4/1 is the only acceptable ratio (pills) to treat Parkinson's Disease. I am taking 15 tab… read more
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I have MS and need something for the Fatigue.I work in the
I have MS and need something for the Fatigue.I work in the heat and feel as if i'm going to fall asleep on the job.his isn't good I work on locomotives so you must be alert with most things you do.… read more
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70year old male. PD diagnosed 2007. Currently taking 25-100
70year old male. PD diagnosed 2007. Currently taking 25-100 cardi-levodopa 2.5 pills 3 times daily (6:00 am 2:00 pm 10:00 pm). Hand tremor becoming more intrusive - mostly right side but sometimes lef… read more
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My husband was diagnosed with Parkinson's about 5 yrs. ago.
My husband was diagnosed with Parkinson's about 5 yrs. ago. He was on 3 tab of 50-200 carbidopa-leva, and 3 tabs of .5 mg. of ropinerole when we had to get a new doctor because of our insurance. The n… read more
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I was diagnosed with onset PD at the age of 48 (8 years
I was diagnosed with young onset PD at the age of 48 (8 years ago). I am considered to have advanced Parkinson which is not being managed well. Have taken almsot every drug incl Neupro Patch (8 mg). C… read more
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I am 43 yr. old male, dx. with Parkinsons 2 years ago, by 2
I am 43 yr. old male, dx. with Parkinsons 2 years ago, by 2 different neurologists. I left the PD untreated until 4 months ago until left hand tremor, weakness, slight confusion, loss of balance and d… read more
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I am a 71-year old male with Parkinson's disease. I have
I am a 71-year old male with Parkinson's disease. I have been on many medications for about 8 years. I am currently taking, among others, four times daily, at 4-hour intervals, two carbidopa/levodopa … read more
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DX 3 1/2 years ago Symptoms for approx 5 years Current:
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Could there be a common variable between being diagnosed
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I am years old and have Parkinson's Disease. It was first
I am 69 years old and have Parkinson's Disease. It was first diagnosed about 17 yrs ago (1994). I've been seeing a neurologist specializing in PD for the past 6 yrs who says I am in the moderate to se… read more
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What treatments are available to fight Camptocormia I have
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I was diagnosed with Parkinsons in 2005. My neutologgist. at
I was diagnosed with Parkinsons in 2005. My neutologgist. at the time put me on Stalvo and Miapex. I recently changed doctors and she immediatly took me off of Stalevo and increased my Miapex from 3mg… read more
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I am taking Requip 3 & 1/2mg tid and Sinemet 25/100, 1 & 1/2
I am taking Requip 3 & 1/2mg tid and Sinemet 25/100, 1 & 1/2 in the AM along with Sinemet ER 50-200, one tablet 5 times a day, do you have any ideas on how to control my PD… read more
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Iam currently taking the following medications for my Dr.
Iam currently taking the following medications for my Dr. diagnosed Parkinsons Disease and am still falling down at least once a day. Amantadine Caps 100 MG GG634 1 pill -3 times a day Azilect Tabs 1 … read more
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My father was diagnosed with Parkinson's approx 3-4 years
My father was diagnosed with Parkinson's approx 3-4 years ago. He is 82 years of age. His medication has not changed since Day 1. He is currently taking: Apo-Levocarb (Levodopa/Carbidopa) 100/25 mg - … read more
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