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Martin has Lewy Bodies from Parkinsons Disease, he is on Carbidopa , Aricept, Azilect, Effexor?

Posted 22 Feb 2011 by ARTFOCUS 4 answers

Seroquel, Comtan and vitamins, D, Folic Acid, B12. He has become combative and sometime violent, danger to his caretakers and himself. What to do?

What are the withdrawal symptoms of azilect?

Posted 24 Nov 2011 by Skye13 1 answer

I was diagnosed with parkinson's disease on January 2011. I have been on azilect since March. I have a dreadful toothache and am in pain. I tried getting off of it and started to have withdrawal symptoms e.g., heart palpatations, anxiety, shaky, nervous etc. Question: Can one stop taking ...

Weight Gain from Azilect and Carbo/levo - how can I get the weight off?

Posted 12 Feb 2012 by beckytom 1 answer

I found out 3 yrs ago that I have Parkinson's. When I first started taking my carbo/ levo I started loosing weight and that made me happy. Now I am taking Azilect along with the carbo/levo and I am gaining weight~ a bunch of weight. How can I get this weight off. I do walk, I am active, I just ...

Parkinson's Dpression & Nortriptyline?

Posted 2 Dec 2015 by mistys10 2 answers

I have Parkinson's disease (PD) and take multiple medications (Carbidopa/Levodopa; Entacapone; Azilect; Amantadine, etc.).My doctor (Neurologist & Movement Disorder Specialist) recently prescribed Nortriptyline for my PD-related depression and insomnia. When I did a drug interaction check, ...

While on azilect must avoid foods/beverages high in tyramine?

Posted 10 Jan 2010 by aramag 1 answer

Food lists w/tyramine are not consistent. Is there a definitive list?

Will there be a generic for azilect any time soon?

Posted 10 Oct 2010 by Laura 428 1 answer

The cost is prohibitive. I have Parkinson's and azilect and mirapex are the drugs I am taking. They have my disease under good control at the present time. I am very pleased about that. Not one person that I know with Parkinson's is on this combination of drugs. I am wondering why. I ...

What's so bad about Rasagiline?

Posted 11 Feb 2011 by RGrasley 1 answer

I've read that it's important not to confuse Rasagiline as a generic for Azilect, but all the information I've found about Rasagiline states that it is used to treat PD. My first question is, did Azilect take Rasagiline's place as a 'new and improved' form of the drug ...

Azilect - My wife is on Aziltec (.5mg) Her left foot/ankle are now swollen. Can this be caused by?

Posted 17 Aug 2011 by dick1 2 answers

Can the medication be causing this?Anybody else have this problem/

What other asthma medications can you safely take with Azilect?

Posted 12 Sep 2010 by bmdrugs 1 answer

If asthma and on azilect, what asthma meds are best and are low dose ventolin still ok?for asthma associated with colds or flu controlled by advair/ventolin or antibiotic po steroid combos. which are the safe combos with azilect 0.5mg daily

I take Levothyroxin, Sinemet (carbo/levo) Azilect. I can not get a straight answer as how to take?

Posted 24 Sep 2011 by beckytom 1 answer

all this medication. One doctor told me I could take them all at once, my pharmacist says take the Levothyroxin first, wait 30 min to an hour then take the carbo/levo, wait 30 min then take the Azilect. This is when I first get up. If I have to wait that long inbetween pills then it would be noon ...

Can a patient on Azilect use Fentanyl?

Posted 14 Mar 2012 by jmcgrath 1 answer

I know that demerol (meperidine) is not supposed to be used if a patient is on Azilect, but says that Fentanyl is also high risk when combined with Azilect. The manufacturer states that there's never been a problem reported with fentanyl use in a patient on Azilect. Any thoughts?

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