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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of AZILECT oral.

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83 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Parkinson's Disease
4/18/2014 12:39:01 PM

Reviewer: BobH, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Hard to tell. Parkinson's is still getting worst

Condition: Parkinson's Disease
3/1/2014 9:28:22 AM

Reviewer: 65-74 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Besides Sinemet and RopiniroleI I took Azilect since about 3 years. My PD symptoms have not worsened but have not improved either. However, the side effect warnings have become increasingly alarming! Some of them I experienced personally such as sore or stiff neck, light-headeness, tingling, one sided weakness, itching. For my taste there is far to much uncertainty about this drug, I stopped taki ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Parkinson's Disease
1/19/2014 9:37:21 AM

Reviewer: Parky, 55-64 on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was diagnosed with early onset PD 13 yrs ago. Have been using Azilect for the last 5 or so. Just went off the drug due to high cost - $13.50/pill. I take 4 different strengths of Carbo/levo, Amantadine, Comtan and Clonazapan; and had DBS surgery a year ago. I've been off Amantadine for 2 weeks and notice a profound worsening of symptoms. So for those who complain about having to give up a fo ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Parkinson's Disease
12/17/2013 10:29:21 AM

Reviewer: achbee, ky, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
EARLY DIAGNOSED 1YR,1 MG AZILECT, GET INFORMED..talk with your dr. slight tremor on L hand stable.IMPORTANT TO KNOW ABOUT SURGERY PRECAUTION, feeling well,take tylenol pm for sleep.. WORKS!!just printed list of foods not to eat while take meds. still work 3 days wk, loving hus & fam.. GOD IS GOOD.. GET INVOLVED VOLUNTEER IF CAN.. HUGS TO YOU!!

Condition: Parkinson's Disease
12/13/2013 9:45:17 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Very expensive and dont know what it is suppose to be helping.

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