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This medication is very beneficial in making my every day life 80% of normal. Stalevo has many doses prescribed depending on your symptoms. Before I take this medication each morning I find that walking and fine motor movements are very difficult. Once this medication kicks in normal task become easy. As the day moves on and now on my third dosage the involuntary muscle movements are more noticeab...

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Ricky | 55-64 | Male | On medication for 2 to less than 5 years | Patient
5/5/2013
Condition: Parkinson's Disease
Overall rating 4.0
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This medication is very beneficial in making my every day life 80% of normal. Stalevo has many doses prescribed depending on your symptoms. Before I take this medication each morning I find that walking and fine motor movements are very difficult. Once this medication kicks in normal task become easy. As the day moves on and now on my third dosage the involuntary muscle movements are more noticeable (dyskinesia) which is the side affect for stalevo. I started stalevo at 150mg and now taking 75mg every 2 hours (max 6 doses)per day. The lower dosage has also kept the dyskinesia at a minimal.Read More Read Less

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flexiblle613 | 55-64 | Male | On medication for less than 1 month | Patient
4/18/2011
Condition: Parkinson's Disease
Overall rating 5.0
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I was having "freezing episodes several times a day for the past 3 months. My doctor prescribed this med last week and I have NOT had any "freezing episodes" since!

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sam7jak | 65-74 | Male | On medication for 1 to 6 months | Patient
3/7/2011
Condition: Parkinson's Disease
Overall rating 2.3
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medication is very hard on the stomach

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Anonymous | 55-64 | Male | On medication for 6 months to less than 1 year | Patient
1/6/2011
Condition: Parkinson's Disease
Overall rating 3.0
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