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Neuromuscular Diseases board

  1. Treating Cervical Dystonia patient with Parkinson's
    ... the neck issue diagnosed as cervical dystonia. The Azilect website notes rigidity as a possible side effect but...

Parkinson's Disease board

  1. Stages of PD??
    ... young age of 48. He is currently taking Sinemet and Azilect for his treatment. His neurologist never mentioned...
    ... Miraplex/Requip help the body make more dopamine, Azilect helps the body use it more effectively and Sinemet...
    ... Comptan (Entacapone) inhibits the enymye COMP, and Azilect inhibits the enzyme COMT. 4.) Anticholinergic agents...

  2. I am back
    ... Azilect (Rasagiline) is a once-daily product and one of the ... excessive amounts of serotonin in the CNS. Although, Azilect generally does not cause such reactions in therapeutic ... and the list goes on and on. By inhibiting MAO-B, Azilect prevents the metabolism of dopamine, thereby increasing...
    ... Thank you for your informative reply. Do you take Azilect and have you found it helpful?...
    ... Hi glama9, No i don't take azilect , but I am thinking about it. I currently am taking ... (antidepressant) 50 mg per day. Teva, the mft. of Azilect states that the selectivity of Azilect at inhibiting...
    ... Europe regarding the protective benefits of taking Azilect . Here's hoping for all of us!...
    ... I've taken Azilect since Jan - at first I didn't think it was doing anything ... only PD symtpom is lack of arm swing. I take .5mg of azilect 1/d and 1mg of requip 3x/d...

  3. Stage Three
    ... clinical study (ADAGIO), to investigate the impact of Azilect on slowing the progression of PD will be announced ... today. If it shows that Azilect does slow the progression of PD it will be a major...
    ... strong. By the way the Adagio study suggests that azilect slows the progression of PD....

  4. Azilect
    ... I have Parkinsons and have been on Azilect for a year. I don't know whether I would be worse...
    ... I've been on Azilect about five months. I can't tell if it does anything...
    ... Is anyone being prescribed Azilect since the news came out on June 16th?...
    ... [QUOTE=glama9;3628991]Is anyone being prescribed Azilect since the news came out on June 16th? My Dr also ... put me on Azilect , I have chosen to go on LDN - Low Dose Naltrone instead...
    ... in a PD study group, which lead him to taking the Azilect , in addition to the Sinemet. Have you seen an improvemen...
    ... My husband has been taking the Azilect for about 3 months now. I don't know if it's our...

  5. PD Symptoms
    ... tapping" I can do a lot better now. I take .5mg of azilect 1/d and 1mg Requip 3x/d Did you have MRI's and...
    ... along with some right side weakness. I take .5mg azilect 1/day and 1mg requip 3x/d but the main problem I have...

  6. Parkinson's or bipolar or both PLEASE help!
    ... scheduled for next week. The neurologist started him on Azilect . Your post caught my attention because of the bipolar...
    ... The neurologist started him on Azilect . Your post caught my attention because of the bipolar...
    ... possible to have both. I take Stalevo, Mirapex and Azilect for PD and I must use will power and therapy to fight...

  7. Cough Medicine
    ... I was diagnosed with PD three months ago. I'm on Azilect 1 MG daily. I developed a cold over the weekend with...

  8. new treatments for Parkinson's disease
    ... agnosts(sp?) to help the body make more dopamine and Azilect to use it more efficiently. I saw a quick improvemnt ... with Requip, the Azilect is more subtle but the doc says there is some possible...
    ... Patients taking certain prescription MAO inhibitors ( Azilect , Parnate), with Tyrosine type products (eg. Dopavite...
    ... Patients taking certain prescription MAO inhibitors ( Azilect , Parnate), with Tyrosine type products (eg. Dopavite...

  9. Newly Diagnosed
    ... you. There is some suggestion--controversial--that azilect may be neuroprotective, that is, it may slow the disease ... symptoms are as mild as you say, I would suggest the azilect , 1mg/day, is all that you would need right now, and...
    ... for over a year for leg stiffness and I'm now adding Azilect - i tried it for two weeks, it didn't seem to do much ... saw me in December and I may just hold off on the Azilect ) Keep us posted Sunshine...
    ... something! So tomorrow (Thursday) I begin treatment with Azilect . Nothing else. My neuro exepcts me to tolerate the ... symptoms. But because I'm so symptom free, nothing beyond Azilect at this point. So I take that as a good thing. I exercise...
    ... Keep us posted - how's it going. I did start the Azilect again but I was told it could take 6-8 weeks. I think...
    ... it? Things are going pretty well. I'm been on the azilect for almost a week now. My doctor said the same thing...
    ... pretty well with meds. Hang in there and I hope the Azilect works for you. Sunshine...
    ... exercises (4-7 days a week) Hang in there. I think the Azilect must be working some, I have done 30min each of the...
    ... quiet them down. He was thinking about stopping the Azilect over the weekend to see if that had any impact. Fortunately ... the Neurontin, so everything stays the same with the Azilect . I take a bunch of pills a day for my heart and ongoing...
    ... here goes. Things are pretty quiet. I'm on 1MG of Azilect once a day. I've been on it for approximately three...
    ... my spinal stenosis. I told him I'm not sure the Azilect does much but he says it's like an "insurance policy...
    ... in the right side. I take 1mg Requip 3x/d and .5mg Azilect 1x/d. A new MRI in Dec 07 shows I still have some...

  10. Parkinsons elderly
    ... it didn't help her. Mom didn't get Aricept, but had Azilect , which is extremely expensive. She now resides in...
    ... post when I mentioned aricept and then you spoke of azilect . I am not familier with that drug but looked up and...

  11. requip anybody?
    ... stenosis but if that's negative the doc wants me to try Azilect . Hopefully I'll hear results tomorrow. I had such...
    ... I haven't been on requip. I am taking Azilect 1MG a day. No real side-effects that I can see. I...
    ... I'm on 1mg 3x/day of Requip and .5mg 1x/day of Azilect . I have weeks that are good and weeks that I have...

  12. Im shuffling along.....
    ... quo when it can be better and he convinced me to try Azilect in addition to Requip. I'm hesitant but we'll see...

  13. Early stage Parkinson's
    ... disorder specialist and confirmed PD. He put me on Azilect and incouraged me to walk a lot and join a gym and...
    ... but I won't let my mind take me there. He has me on Azilect once a day. Urged me to join a gym, which I did,...
    ... Tomkat I'd like to know more about Azilect . I've taken Requip for about a year and that helps ... the arm swing or lack thereof). He recently added Azilect but I had to stop after two weeks due to dental surgery...

  14. Mom has PD and is in denial.
    ... law had PD and the same exact symptoms. Mom takes Azilect which is prescribed by her neurologist, but states...

  15. Mom has PD and is in denial.
    ... law had PD and the same exact symptoms. Mom takes Azilect which is prescribed by her neurologist, but states...

  16. Amantadine
    ... suggestion, I now take 1 100 mg at noon, with my Requip and Azilect . Life is better. I am not exhausted during the day...

  17. isradipine blood pressure medication for Parkinsons
    ... felt that I don't even have Parkinsons. I also take Azilect , Requip, Amantadine for my PD....

  18. Azilect Drug anyone taking this drug
    ... Until taking Azilect my husband had the "Parkinson's mask". Within two ... days of beginning Azilect , he had his face back. It was like a miracle. We...

  19. curt demands effect on person with Parkinsons
    ... medications you take. I take Sinimet 5x's a day, plus Azilect 0.5mg once a day. I have been taking meds for about...

  20. Strange symptoms at 26 - Could it be PD?
    ... normal. I take sinemet (5x day), comtan (5x day) and azilect (1 a day)....

  21. Parkinson's and Lyme Disease
    ... developed Arthritis and now Parkinsosn? I am currently on Azilect , Amantadine and Requip (2.5 mg 3 times a day). I...
    ... diag in Jan 07 w/PD. I'm "stable" and taking .5mg Azilect 1/d and 1mg Requip 3x/d. I've asked several neuros...

  22. New hope with creatine?
    ... the dopamine cells. I am also considering trying azilect but am not sure about this yet. I receive a treatment...

  23. Rasagiline (Azilect/Agilect) and PD
    ... taking it under either the european trade name of Azilect or the US trade name of Agilect? Normal dosage is...

Spinal Cord Disorders board

  1. Myofacial pain (TMJ?) and spinal stenosis
    ... anything significant in the MRI he wants me to try Azilect (also a PD drug) - the requip did make a difference ... when I started with it, I'm only two days on the Azilect . Hubby doesn't want more surgery but if the benefits...

  2. Fibro? Anyone have this on this board?
    ... some point. Doc wants me to try a parkinson's drug, azilect , to see if it helps my gait. -Gloria...

Depression board

  1. Just need to write and "talk"
    ... friend in AZ who sent me what she had (she switched to Azilect when it came out) and they have lasted more than a...