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    Condition: Parkinson's Disease
    1/14/2015 8:44:03 PM

    Reviewer: kathy, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Within 4 hours, began to feel nauseated and soon started dry heaving. Room began spinning...became very dizzy. Arms and legs became limp. Ended up in ER to stop symptoms. After 10 days felt better, but extreme symptoms returned with another trip to ER. Suspected vertigo.....brought on by Comtan?? I will never take another comtan!

    Condition: Parkinson's Disease
    12/5/2013 3:21:00 PM

    Reviewer: crs1970, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I've been taking this medication for 9 years and it has helped control my Parkinson's. I'm in the process of increasing the Comtan now.

    Condition: Parkinson's Disease
    9/1/2012 8:25:35 PM

    Reviewer: marigold, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    Started taking 200mg, 3x per day, with l-dopa.Worked very well to control tremor and improve general mood and co-ordination but then, after 3 months use, diarrhoea started and has continued for a month with no sign of abating. Can this be "fixed"?. I would like to continue with the Comtan BUT this intestinal side effect is a difficult one to live with!

    Condition: Parkinson's Disease
    3/13/2012 8:27:06 AM

    Reviewer: DieOma, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    sinemet was wearing off too soon. sometimes it didn't work at all. Comtan worked wonders. I could walk. Up until until takng Comtan, I was constipated. Ever Since I started Comtan, I've had diarreah

    Condition: Parkinson's Disease
    2/3/2012 5:06:05 PM

    Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:

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