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

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Condition: Parkinson's Disease
11/19/2012 10:24:40 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Nausea and overall not feeling well while taking this medicine...lost my energy. I have tried taking the medicine on a full stomach to ease the nausea, but it still returns.

Condition: Parkinson's Disease
8/20/2012 11:42:56 AM

Reviewer: smb, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
The usual four-hour cycle--starts to wear off at 3 1/2 hrs. depending on my level of tension. Otherwise, a magical loss of Parkinson's symptoms.

Condition: Parkinson's Disease
7/17/2012 3:57:30 PM

Reviewer: Granny N, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Greatly improved mt symptoms.

Condition: Parkinson's Disease
3/29/2012 11:47:21 PM

Reviewer: BT, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
My best friend (57 years) was diagnosed with Parkinsons at age 47, 15 years ago. He has taken sinimet for at least ten of those years. His daily use of pills is 20 to 30 despite having the brain stimulation surgery. Major side effects of the medicine at this level include frequent loss of balance resulting in hard falls, and for his wife and close friends, as well as my friend is frequent period ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Parkinson's Disease
9/20/2011 8:18:06 PM

Reviewer: 75 or over Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Has significantly improved my balance and movement in general with no noticeable side effects for over a year.

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