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Sinemet - My mother is getting more confused?

Posted 4 Jan 2018 by Spark100 0 answers

She is on Sinemet for over a yr. Her tremors aren’t as bad. She takes 4 times a day. 9am 5pm 11pm 4am. I am wondering if she should take like another posted 9, 1, 5, 9 so she can get a solid night of sleep. I am wondering if I should get a 2nd opinion from neurologist & get tested to see ...

Side effects using Sinemet (carbidopa-levodopa)?

Posted 4 Oct 2017 by OldFordMan 0 answers

I have been taking Sinemet (carbidopa-levodopa 25/100) for 3 years. This drug was to combat leg spasms resulting from an ischemic stroke. I take a low dosage... about 1 1/2 tabs at night time if spasms keep me awake. My question concerns side effects. What are the major adverse side effects? ...

Sinemet - is it recommended for people in their 50s?

Posted 31 Aug 2017 by Swami122 1 answer

I have very mild signs of parkinsonism. Nothing bad came from the MRI but doctor said possibly Parkinson or MSA. He recommended Sinemet 100/25 . Is it adviceable to take this medication so early?

Sinemet - Does it take a while to work?

Posted 19 Feb 2017 by Julesk65 0 answers

I have only been taking this for a few days, does it take a little while to kick in?

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

Posted 15 Jun 2011 by dharral4588 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!

Interaction of Sinemet-Azilect-amantadine all 3 drugs together?

Posted 6 Jul 2016 by beetle bailey 0 answers

My husband is on all three medications, they keep increasing dosages on all but we can see his condition worsening or symptoms getting worse instead of better the more of these meds, they add,

Are there any natural substitutes for Ropinirole?

Posted 10 Nov 2014 by mom2mcr 1 answer

I have used Ropinirole for 7 years and found great relief!! However, as a pilot, the medication is not allowed! If I want to Keep flying, I must find an alternative. Tried Sinemet with NO success!!! Any ideas?

Restless Legs Syndrome - Does anyone take Sinemet for restless leg. So far in the past 2 months I?

Posted 4 Oct 2015 by jtrumble2 2 answers

... have tried Ropinrole 9mg and Clonezapame and it has not helped my restless leg during the day. It seems my legs are worse since taking this new drug but Im not sure if it is the drug or the change in the weather. Please advise. Thank you

What are the effects of crushing sinemet ER tablets?

Posted 2 Dec 2014 by help4mymom 1 answer

The healthcare facility that my mother resides in has recently started crushing all of her pills together in the morning. This includes 2 time-release pills - sinemet and Tylenol 650 mg. I am concerned about her being overdosed or at the very least, losing the benefits of the ER. Please advise.

Benign Essential Tremor - Is the medication Sinemet 25-100 good in treating familiar tremors?

Posted 1 Aug 2015 by Janynan 0 answers

I was on Gabapentin and primidone but it isn't controlling my tremors when I eat or my chin shaking at times so my doctor prescribed Sinemet but I am afraid of it because of certain side effects and the drowsiness associated while taking it... help

How long does it take for Sinemet to start to work?

Posted 8 Dec 2013 by PhoebeB 1 answer

I was diagnosed with MSA three weeks ago. I was prescribed 2 Sinemet tablets a day. Since then, my symptoms have gotten worse. I went from crutches to a walker and now have difficulty getting out of a chair. I have pain in both arms near my shoulders. Could the Sinemet be making my symptoms worse? ...

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