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  1. Autonomic Nervous System disorder or something else? PLEASE HELP ME...
    ... biopsy results..i am only 28 though.. he put me on sinemet now too.. thanks for response.....

General Health board

  1. Okay so where do I belong. Is it Dystonia or EPD?
    ... 2005, we discussed what was happening, and we tried Sinemet 25/100. Within 20 minutes of the first pill, I felt ... left arm froze up, and wouldn't swing properly. My Sinemet was increased to 4 x per day from 2x perviously. This ... hitting myself at night so the neurologist gave me Sinemet CR 250/150 for the evenings. This helped calm the...

Rare Disorders board

  1. Spasmodic torticollis or cervical dystonia anyone?
    ... am curious if anyone here has tried the medication Sinemet ? My daughter was recently diagnosed with Dopa Responsive ... is will respond to dopamine is be trying a trial of Sinemet (or some other l-dopa drug)....

Sleep Disorders board

  1. Tired all the time. Can anyone help?
    ... was diagnosed with RLS. I was given a script for Sinemet but didn't really notice that it helped. I recently...

  2. Restless Sleep
    ... anymore or less stress than normal. My doctor perscribed Sinemet . It is used primarily for Parkinson's disease, which...

  3. tamezepan
    ... the Boston area and Last night I began taking o.125 sinemet and either 15 or 30 mg of Tamezapan...and finally...

  4. major twitching during sleep- help
    ... He has RLS. I have it too, I've taken sinemet for mine for over a year now, and it helps a bunch...

Back Problems board

  1. confused and feel helpless -please help
    ... happened. my neuro has me on cymbalta, immiprimne, and sinemet . I am in nyc. I AM LOST --PLEASE ADVISe all...

Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia board

  1. Parkinson med for treating alzheimer
    ... Excelon and Namenda. Got new doctor who also prescribed Sinemet , because he thought she had Parkinson, although I ... for second opinion and see if doctor will prescribe Sinemet (her current neurologist told us there is nothing...

  2. coming off aricept...
    ... they give him aricept and namenda for his alz. and sinemet for his parkinsons plus a few other meds. I do think...

  3. Alzheimers - lack of communication
    ... contributed to his alz. and parkinsons diagnoses. He takes Sinemet for parkinsons, and was taking Aricept for 3 - 4 years...

  4. Question??
    ... different ways, he said he was really stiff. He takes sinemet or it is also called carbidopa/levadopa and he is...

  5. Transitioning from aricept to nameda
    ... about 4-5 yrs. ago, takes Aricept for alzheimers and Sinemet for Parkinsons. In the beginning, he only took...

  6. Medical Bracelet!!!
    ... But his Parkinsons has not changed, because of the sinemet . Bye for now, Love, Wannabe...

  7. Seeing Bugs - Just this past week!!!
    ... have to try something, even if it is taking away the sinemet ! I hope not. So, far he is a calm, quiet little...
    ... might be his Parkinsons meds. If he was taken off Sinemet (carbidopa/levodopa), he would be wheelchair bound...

  8. Time for a Cheer!!!!! :> :> :>
    ... give him a different med. for that or just up his sinemet ?! And the alzheimers - his 10 mg. that he got raised...

  9. Very Agitated Alzheimers
    ... 100mg.....temezepam....30 mg.Just recently taken off sinemet and seroquel. He was asleep but now has waken up and...

  10. Carepartner help (caregiver)
    ... 100mg.......temazepam..30mg. Was recently taken off sinemet and seroquel which I think were for his Parkinsons...
    ... seizures. The dr. just recently took him off seroquel and sinemet . It was replaced by haloperidol 2 days ago. I was...

Brain & Nervous System Disorders board

  1. Twitching
    ... It's over in seconds. Been taking the generic for Sinemet for 3 weeks now, so not sure if it is a side effect...

Cerebral Palsy board

  1. Dystonia
    ... should talk to your doctor about doing a trial of Sinemet . Our world changed (for the better:) ) when we...

Multiple Sclerosis board

  1. Finally, A diagnosis
    ... confident there should be some improvement with the Sinemet . He said that with this level of disease it will...
    ... on my progress and the nasty side effects of this Sinemet . I'm not going through THAT journey alone....
    ... Sinemet is one that some with MS are taking as well or using...
    ... to this? Is that the intent of putting you on the Sinemet ? And here we thought MS was confusing! I just re...
    ... I see improvement. I'm really going to start the Sinemet tomorrow. I wrote out a schedule. Meds at 9, 3, ... schedule like that. I'm really nervous about the Sinemet . I'll let you know how it goes....
    ... prognosis can be very good, so that's something! About Sinemet : what are the side effects? I didn't see anything...
    ... jerking like parkinson's. I took my first dose of Sinemet this morning and it caused my muscles to tense up ... Based on what I've heard about this, one dose of Sinemet should have been able to tell me I had the disease...
    ... that I think, in order for it to look real. The Sinemet continues to make me have worse episodes of dystonia...
    ... also asking him if there is an injectable form of Sinemet . People often think I'm crazy requesting injectables ... side effects, why on earth wouldn't I do that? The Sinemet made me fall asleep for a while this morning. I was...
    ... the office tomorrow (I figured). Then he told me Sinemet doesn't cause any of those symptoms except nausea ... had the same problems, but hers happened when the Sinemet ran out, the exact opposite of me....
    ... they don't seem to feel that your continuing on the Sinemet is a problem, even if it's causing your symptoms to...
    ... I think they are okay with me continuing the Sinemet because they don't believe it's responsible for the...
    ... be tested and get a definitive answer. I hope the Sinemet side effects get better soon! You've been such a trooper ... treatments? I read that Botox is one of them, but Sinemet seemed the most important. Tell us about your...
    ... doctor's NP. Even though the doctor insisted that the Sinemet wasn't causing the dystonia freak out, the NP says...
    ... she gets my records sent to her. I've decreased my Sinemet to once a day, in the morning, but I'm still getting...
    ... :) Aww Wallis. If Sinemet isn't going to be easy for you to handle, were there ... potential other treatments that could be tried in lieu of Sinemet ? There's gotta be something! :(...
    ... t seen a DRD patient who didn't have effects from Sinemet near instantly. I don't know if the second part holds...
    ... wrong with the DRD diagnosis. DRD would respond to sinemet in a positive way, not in such a negative way. ... hurry and call me back, wouldn't you?! After stopping Sinemet yesterday, my acute huge dystonic attacks have returned...
    ... Basically he told me to fight through the side effects of Sinemet ! Even after I explained to him that I couldn't take ... etc. Needless to say, I am NOT going back on the Sinemet . He couldn't tell me why it was happening to me, ... that. The next step is baclofen pump if I don't do Sinemet ....
    ... yet? And do the doctors want you to continue with Sinemet just to see if it works, though it seems like it isn...
    ... defeat, then the next step is the pump. I stopped the Sinemet because it clearly was not helping, only making me...

  2. Cleveland Clinic
    ... for educating doctors etc. I haven't started the Sinemet yet, although based on the experiences and information...
    ... an internal debate about whether to try a dose of Sinemet to see if it would actually help me. I decided I...

  3. need some advice
    ... imitrex which made me feel worse.. and he gave me sinemet for the rls, which didnt help my legs either.. anyway...

Neuromuscular Diseases board

  1. how to stop a dystonic storm
    ... were actually precipitated by taking a drug called Sinemet , which is levodopa/carbidopa. It's a really unexpected...

  2. Dystonia
    ... seizures, which I know can help dystonia. I tried Sinemet (levodopa/carbidopa) but it has the reverse effect...

  3. Dystonia or Parkinson's - I'm confused.
    ... 2005, we discussed what was happening, and we tried Sinemet 25/100. His thinking, as well as mine that it could ... left foot dragged some. The neurologist increased my Sinemet to 4 x per day from 2x previously. I asked him if ... questioning his initial diagnosis of Dystonia. This Sinemet increase helped quite a bit, but I was still hitting ... myself at night so the neurologist gave me Sinemet CR for the evenings. This helped calm the eyeball ... mobility and overall better movements since taking the Sinemet and Mirapex. My primary doctor noticed this as well...

Neuropathy board

  1. Needling,burning,cramping pain in neck & throat under ear worse when move arm
    ... pressure medications. There is also a medication called Sinemet that is a L-dopa that is used to treat it. I see you...

  2. What Could This Be?
    ... the last 4 weeks i have been taking the generic for Sinemet . I believe it has reduced the tremors a little bit...
    ... your pharmacist and ask about the side effects of Sinemet . The list is long but involuntary twitches is one...

Parkinson's Disease board

  1. comton
    ... gave it to me two days ago, i'm taking it along with sinemet and yesterday and today i got so dizzy i barely made...
    ... are more severe at first (usually). To reduce the Sinemet dose reduces these side effects. I think Comtan ... is GOOD drug to extend the duration of Sinemet . John g...

  2. parkinsons disease
    ... t know for sure) more valuable than an MRI scan. Sinemet can help many types of MSA, usually in the early stages...

  3. meds
    ... taking re quip, did'nt do a thing for me, now i'm on sinemet and i don't feel any better. do the pills keep you...

  4. Involuntary Movement - pointing fingers
    ... is getting bad. i have to use a walker now. i'm on sinemet now three times a day. but it is'nt helping me. i...

  5. Balance Problems
    ... was on requip and it did nothing for me. now i'm on sinemet three times a day. so far i don't feel better. i don...
    ... other times and hurt myself. I have been taking sinemet for about 2 years. Requip didn't do anything for ... taking a nap when I take my noon meds helps a lot. The sinemet doesn't work as well after two years as it did at...
    ... now i can't do without it. i just started on the sinemet last week. how long does it take to work. irene...
    ... Irene, It took about a month for the sinemet to work if I remember, but I really noticed the difference ... t doing anything for me. Give it some time. The sinemet did make me feel queasy for awhile and I didn't feel ... meals, not on a full stomach (for me anyway). The sinemet also made me a little sleepy at first. Some say take ... What dosage are you taking? I am taking the generic sinemet carbo/levodopa (not sure that's spelled right, don...
    ... I'm Taking The Same Dosage That You Are Of Generic Sinemet . I Started Last Week Taking One Two Times A Day, This...
    ... I'm Taking The Same Dosage That You Are Of Generic Sinemet . I Started Last Week Taking One Two Times A Day, This...
    ... I'm Taking The Same Dosage That You Are Of Generic Sinemet . I Started Last Week Taking One Two Times A Day, This...
    ... sponge, I take Stalevo 150. 1 tab every 4 hours: Sinemet 25/100, 1/2 tab as needed up to 4 doses per day....
    ... Hi, It is recomended that Sinemet be taken 1 hour before meals for max. benefit. It ... a few weeks. A cracker is a good idea to take with Sinemet if it causes stomach upset. John g...
    ... Hi sponge, In your case with acid reflex, taking Sinemet with food is ok. The onset of action will be slower...

  6. Stages of PD??
    ... PD at the young age of 48. He is currently taking Sinemet and Azilect for his treatment. His neurologist never...
    ... opinion on meds. A traditional neuro might start with sinemet but from what I've read and info from the docs I've ... Azilect helps the body use it more effectively and Sinemet is replacement dopamine. While virtually all neuros...
    ... otransmission system. They are; 1.) Replacement therapy. Sinemet a dopamine precursor (it is cnverted into dopamine...

  7. I am back
    ... Meds I take are Stalevo 150, 1 every 4 hours; generic Sinemet 25/100, 1/2 tab 3 times a day; generic Zoloft...

  8. Amantadine and Azilect
    ... Hi, Have you tried Sinemet ? Betty...
    ... problems. Tried Requip and that didn't work, finally Sinemet in 2005 and that is what I've been taking ever since...

  9. Stage Three
    ... walking is still a problem. I have very little faith in Sinemet . How old were you when this started?...

  10. Mother's Diagnosis with Parkinson's
    ... what the future way hold. She started medication ( Sinemet ) two days ago and so far there has been no side effects...
    ... and that didn't do a thing for me. I then started Sinemet and that made all the difference. It took about ... a month or so for the Sinemet to start working good, so don't dispair. It will...

  11. Azilect
    ... My husband takes it in addition to Sinemet . He was actually in a PD study group, which lead ... him to taking the Azilect, in addition to the Sinemet . Have you seen an improvement taking it? My husband...

  12. PD Symptoms
    ... bed I am stiff and can't move very well. I take my Sinemet with orange juice and sit working crossword puzzles ... to your question... I am worse in AM until I take Sinemet and it works. Later in day pills are less and less ... effective so I don't feel as energetic. Without my Sinemet I wouldn't be doing much at all! Betty...

  13. Parkinson's or bipolar or both PLEASE help!
    ... 2 years we got a diagnosis and a prescription for Sinemet 25/100 3x day. After reading a little about PD I ... to medication side effects (lithium - tremor) The sinemet is helping but now he is sleeping all the time. He...

  14. Carbidopa/Levodopa (Sinemet) DOSE SCHEDULE
    ... [QUOTE=glama9;3561655]Has anyone tried cutting Sinemet dose but taken it more frequently? For example, instead...
    ... approx $1 per 200mg pill mail order. stalevo which is sinemet + comtan costs $2.60 per pill locally. generic sinemet ... 30 per 25/100 mg pill mail order. taking generic sinemet (carbidopa-levo) and comtan would cost about 50% ... samples, paid $253 for second month. i plan to take sinemet only adding comtan as a 2nd pill taken at the same...

  15. Hallucinations
    ... The doctor agreed to temporarily put him back on sinemet until he sees him again in July and I asked for 3...

  16. carbidopa/levo
    ... This is what Sinemet consists of. It is known to have a potent effect in...

  17. carbidopa/levo
    ... If you look up Sinemet on any online drug reference, you will get the full...

  18. Does Parkinson's Disease affect ones hearing?
    ... Mom is in a care facility now and is taking Sinemet , and she is in a wheelchair most of the day, and occasional...

  19. Newly Diagnosed
    ... in 8 weeks of it. So, I asked the Dr. to put me on Sinemet , and that made all the difference. Granted, several ... felt like I had a suit of armour on. Anyway, the Sinemet took all that away but now it is not working as well...

  20. Parkinsons elderly
    ... instances of hallucinations which could be caused by the Sinemet , so she is not taking that presently. The different...

  21. head pressure
    ... for it.lorazapam seems to work less and less and the sinemet helps if it is time to take it. also, does anyone...
    ... besides my pd ones, which is lodosyn, mirapex, and sinemet ...so i dont know if the pressure is caused by the...

  22. requip anybody?
    ... it's the reason I can get by with only 1/2 tab of Sinemet 3 times a daY. Whenever I see a new Dr, they are amazed ... at how well I'm doing and how litttle Sinemet I take after so many years. I've tried all the new...
    ... think this is hormonal (I'm 50). I want to put off sinemet as long as possible but I wouldn't mind upping the...

  23. Medication not being digested
    ... when they change it. His primary meds were Requip and Sinemet . Apparently they were time-release pills. They changed...

  24. Dyskinesia
    ... dyskinesia that might happen several hours after taking the Sinemet dose? I know that lessening the amount of Sinemet ... can be taken to help that in conjunction with the Sinemet ? Or.... do we just have to put up with the problems ... . I've been on Sinemet for almost two years now. Currently taking 125/16...
    ... dyskinesia that might happen several hours after taking the Sinemet dose? I know that lessening the amount of Sinemet ... can be taken to help that in conjunction with the Sinemet ? Or.... do we just have to put up with the problems ... . I've been on Sinemet for almost two years now. Currently taking 125/16...

  25. posture
    ... not do anything for me at all. Then he put me on Sinemet and in about a month's time, I was able to walk right ... that passed after awhile. Now, two years later, the Sinemet doesn't work as well as at first, but it is still...
    ... as possible - your note made me less afraid to try sinemet if the doc suggests it in the future...
    ... as possible - your note made me less afraid to try sinemet if the doc suggests it in the future...

  26. I'm not sure what's what.
    ... confused on occassion. Since she has been placed on Sinemet . Her symptoms now seem to be worsening. She becomes...
    ... she should be better after several weeks of taking Sinemet , not worse. Sinemet does have side effects, though ... does not want to try different meds or doses of the Sinemet . Also, educate yourself on Parkinson's disease...

  27. Parkinsons and dystonia
    ... responsive dystonia and it is treated with a drug, Sinemet , that is also used for Parkinsons....
    ... responsive dystonia and it is treated with a drug, Sinemet , that is also used for Parkinsons. My first symptom ... dystonia of the left foot when I walked. It responded to Sinemet so that's how the diagnosis was made...

  28. Amantadine
    ... this is a temporary withdrawal effect and that the Sinemet will kick in. Conclusion : Amantadine worked for...

  29. PD and Exercise
    ... stiffer. I also walk about a mile a day. I take sinemet , which helps a great deal and make sure it is working...
    ... main symptoms? I find it hard to juggle how much Sinemet to take to keep from having some dystonia and dyskinesia ... effects. I am not taking anything else besides the Sinemet at this time. Keep up the good attitude and exercising...

  30. I just don't care anymore!!!!!
    ... better, could be worse. My husband has been put on Sinemet and is walking normally again and his posture is much...

  31. curt demands effect on person with Parkinsons
    ... father takes 2 meds for his Lewey Body Disease and Sinemet for his Parkinson, plus Seroquel, because sometime...

  32. trouble finding meds that work.
    ... tolerate? Ive tried about everything. Even the sinemet that agrees with everyone makes me stiffer and causes...

  33. Strange symptoms at 26 - Could it be PD?
    ... medication. Requip did nothing for me, but when I started Sinemet I finally got relief in a few weeks or so and could ... Perhaps if you could convince your Dr. to let you try Sinemet , you could find out if it helped you. You know your...
    ... med's work I am "normal" and feel normal. I take sinemet (5x day), comtan (5x day) and azilect (1 a day)....

  34. Anyone have a list of symptoms of Parkinsons as it gets worse???
    ... gets worse. He is only taking carbidopa/levadopa ( sinemet ), 2 x day. His neuro. dr. says he will not up his...

  35. Heres my story of being a Young Parky at 41--I have had it for 15 yrs!!!
    ... bathrroom fast, I have been made fun of after taking sinemet for so long the dyskensais bad.. You woukdn't bellieve...

  36. Total Exhaustion
    ... so I cant up the doseage. Does anyone know, would Sinemet help with the tiredness, or should I ask my GP for...
    ... like that, I would difinetly speak to your Dr about sinemet , maybe bromocriptine to go with. Requip is not commomly...

  37. What meds are you on?
    ... people are taking. My Hubby is currently on. Sinemet Cr 25/100 takes one as soon as he wakes, even if ... Then from 8:30 am to 8:30 pm he takes a mix of Sinemet , Bromocriptine, comtan. 5 doses a day at alternating...

  38. Please educate me
    ... can shut you down,,, The dyskensa friom the years of sinemet make people treat you like your are mental,,,,,.....

  39. Early diagnosis - is it possible, is there a benefit?
    ... he quit for 3 years, then had to give in and go on Sinemet . He is now 15 years into "knowing" he has PD and is ... now on Sinemet , bromocriptime, comtan, he is taking a total of 24...
    ... has parkinsons and alzheimers. He has been taking sinemet for several years. I think it is helping. He takes...

  40. Parkinsons???
    ... let them walk and the body freezes.....my Dad takes Sinemet every 3 hrs for this and it helps ..but only works...

  41. Dad is not sleeping.....
    ... meds adding Parcopa, and Seriquel and increasing his Sinemet . He cut out the Clozapine. Some nights, he is awake...
    ... too bad yet. Yet, he may have to quit taking his sinemet because of a part of his alzheimers. Cant your...
    ... meds adding Parcopa, and Seriquel and increasing his Sinemet . He cut out the Clozapine. Some nights, he is awake...
    ... Sleep disorders with Sinemet kick in after about 3 years of usage. Ask that your...

  42. Is there any difference in symptons:
    ... It works, but with pain. I'm taking a generic for Sinemet and I think I see a little improvement in my leg shaking...

  43. Symtoms of PD
    ... only bruised the toes instead. I take regular Sinemet 4x per day plus 1 Sinemet CR for night along with...

  44. can Sinemet CAUSE the symptoms?
    ... and when first diagnosed his neurologist had him on Sinemet . He did really well with it for a few months, then...

  45. Need help for my grandmother
    ... however, with the speedy help of my doctor, i was taking sinemet very quickly and this worked for me, returning some ... it is worth asking your carer to get your granny on sinemet (L-dopa) as quick as possible in the hope that she...
    ... she does NOT have parkinsons. If they give her the sinemet , and she doesn't have parkinsons, she will be falling...
    ... neurologist will recognise this and start her on l-dopa ( sinemet ) A DaTSCAN would of coarse determin wether your granny...

  46. Night time problems
    ... have much to offer except this. Is she just taking Sinemet to control her symptoms? Is she on any other medications...

  47. PD Patch
    ... level of parkinsons is it for? Is it better than Sinemet (levodopa/carbidopa)? Please tell me how you found...
    ... of meds on the patch. The medicine, by the way is Sinemet , what most people take, just delivered by patch, going...
    ... local walmart. it is for early parkinsons and is not sinemet . ive seen neupro listed as selling for double the...


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