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What drugs have you found effective in treating Restless Legs Syndrome and Periodic Limb Movement?

Posted 10 Aug 2011 45 answers

I'm currently on Requip, but I would like to know if anyone has tried Mirapex, Baclofen, Horizant, or anything else for RLS and PLM? If so, what did you like or dislike about the drug? Also, this applies to what has worked or not worked for you pertaining to, muscle spasms, muscle twitching,... read more

Can Tramadol cause feelings of anger?

Posted 10 Mar 2015 3 answers

I have only been on Tramadol for a week now and today I experienced a sense of anger all day long. I am becoming very defensive and striking out at friends and family. I have Parkinson's Disease and am taking Tramadol for severe pain in my left leg. What is causing this feeling of anger all of... read more

Selegiline - Does it cause postural hypotension?

Posted 3 days ago 1 answer

Can taking prednisone cause cognitive changes, esp vivid dreams, memory problems?

Posted 15 Jun 2011 2 answers

patient already on Sinemet for Parkinson's and taking prednisone for PMR but since taking have have many mental changes. 10 mg daily prednisone for the last month, now down to 9mg daly. Help!

Is Trazodone non-habit forming?

Posted 11 Feb 2012 5 answers

I was diagnosed with Parkinson's and lately I've been having trouble sleeping. I only sleep 2-3 hrs. and during the day I am a zombie. It is getting to a point that as soon as it gets dark outside I get so depressed because I know I won't be able to sleep. I would appreciate... read more

Have you developed Parkinson's disease after long-term treatment with Lithium (lithium carbonate)?

Posted 14 Jun 2011 4 answers

There appears to be an association between the long-term (2 years +) use of Lithium and Parkinsonism (some symptoms of PD but not PD). I took Lithium for a bi-polar disorder for over 20 years and developed full-blown PD. Is this just co-incidence?

Is anyone taking Primidone for Parkinson's?

Posted 4 Nov 2009 4 answers

My doctor wants to prescribe it for Parkinson's even though I don't have seizures and only slight tremors. Most of my problem lies in lack of coordination... Thanks!

What effects would haloperidol have on someone with Parkinson's disease?

Posted 19 Mar 2010 1 answer

I know that haloperidol is a drug that blocks dopamine synapses, but how can it be used then for patients with mental illness.

What is the difference between Osmolex ER and Gocovri?

Posted 7 Mar 2018 1 answerFAQ by Drugs.com

How long until Cogentin is completely out of my system?

Posted 25 Jul 2011 1 answer

I took Cogentin for 4 months and it caused awful water weight gain and water toxicity due to Urinary Retention. I was advised to stop taking it almost 3 weeks ago. I'm starting to feel a little bit better, but I still have quite a ways to go. Any estimate of how long until it is completely... read more

How to distinguish idiopathic Parkinson's symptoms from valproic acid induced 'Parkinsonism'?

Posted 3 days ago 0 answers

When diagnosed with Parkinson's in 2011 I had been taking valproic acid for some 10 years for tonic-clonic epilepsy. Last November, when I was taking a daily dose of 1000 mg of valproic acid and 1000 mg of levetiracetam, my neurologist decided to me off valproic acid and double my intake of... read more

Has anyone tried fermented papaya (Parkinson's remedy) for tardive dyskinesia?

Posted 16 Aug 2014 4 answers

I started taking it two days ago, and my TD symptoms are 95% gone. I am wondering if anyone else has had the same success. (Papaya, cinnamon, tumeric and sea salt fermented for one week.)

Should prednisone be used if one has parkinsons?

Posted 5 Feb 2014 2 answers

Prednisone was ordered for a sciatica problem,and since taking it I've noticed more frozen spellls

Any relation between Viagra and parkinsons?

Posted 15 Dec 2014 2 answers

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