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Condition: Parkinson's Disease
9/6/2014 1:46:22 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Causes seizure of body two to three hours after taking this medicine. whether I take 2x100/25 or 1x100/25 result of seizure is the same. Dose is @ 0530,1200,1600 .Now I am this week taking Entacapone 200mg at same times to stop seizure but this appears to prolong it. First I was told cause was peak dose dystonia then at the next visit to neurologist it was seizure . The side effect is chronic whic ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Parkinson's Disease
8/12/2014 4:56:40 PM

Reviewer: onmyown, 65-74 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
husband has just been diagnosed with parkinson's disease he also has MS diagnosed in1988, what type of treatment and how does one end up with both diseases

Condition: Parkinson's Disease
7/2/2014 10:28:15 PM

Reviewer: kimfie, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I am a 51 yr old female & before I was diagnosed I felt like I was 90. I shuffled, had inner & outer tremors, loss of balance, light incontinence, severe body aches & pains & was tired all the time. The meds were like a miracle. I felt like I got my life back. Almost all of the symptoms have gone away. I still feel tired a lot but mostly its because I feel better & push myself ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Parkinson's Disease
4/23/2014 2:29:37 PM

Reviewer: Terry, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
When I posted about 3 weeks ago I had been on 25/250 carbidopa/levodopa for 1 week and 25/100 for 1 month previous. I have now been on 25/250 (3x per day) for about 4 weeks and the difference this drug has made in my life is amazing. I have got my balance back 100%. Before I was bouncing off the walls from loss of balance. Before my right wrist was very sore and stiff and I could not even butter a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Parkinson's Disease
4/15/2014 11:31:59 AM

Reviewer: gator, 75 or over Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

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