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i had toxicity from parkinson meds . first time primapixole,

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i had toxicity from parkinson meds . first time primapixole, and last time stalevo pls advice
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 years ago.
Dr. David :

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Dr. David :

what toxicity did you have from primapixole?

Dr. David :

pramipexole?

JACUSTOMER-9a9zxgk3- :

thats in the past im no longer taking prim. now stalivo

Dr. David :

what toxicity did you get from stalevo?

Dr. David :

did you get worse dyskinesia/

JACUSTOMER-9a9zxgk3- :

yes and mania

Dr. David :

have you tried just carbidopa/levodopa?

JACUSTOMER-9a9zxgk3- :

found it impoddible to relax or sleep

JACUSTOMER-9a9zxgk3- :

tried it in the past .doesnt work

JACUSTOMER-9a9zxgk3- :

have parkinson 13yrs now

Dr. David :

it sounds like you have been battling this parkinsons disease for a long time.

Dr. David :

this can be a very very difficult condition to treat.

Dr. David :

even the best neurologist can run into frustration and difficulty in treating patients long term

JACUSTOMER-9a9zxgk3- :

mxietyost of all the an

JACUSTOMER-9a9zxgk3- :

typo error that doesnt 5????????5sound good. perhaps i have progressed fro stage 3 to

JACUSTOMER-9a9zxgk3- :

so thats that then

Dr. David :

there are other treatments you can try.

JACUSTOMER-9a9zxgk3- :

???

Dr. David :

like combining therapy with tolcapone.

Dr. David :

have you tried that?

Dr. David :

or combining levodopa/carbidopa with selegiline?

JACUSTOMER-9a9zxgk3- :

i have found the best of all is massage

Dr. David :

that is good that message therapy helps.

Dr. David :

then put your efforts into that.

JACUSTOMER-9a9zxgk3- :

i have taken selegine combo

Dr. David :

also accupuncture can be tried as well.

Dr. David :

http://www.acupuncturetoday.com/mpacms/at/article.php?id=32530

JACUSTOMER-9a9zxgk3- :

i decided with my neoro from start to go aggressive route. have valso tried acupuncture

JACUSTOMER-9a9zxgk3- :

i think i have exhausted all avenues. and am tired of fighting this dreadfull battle

JACUSTOMER-9a9zxgk3- :

im 57 yrs

Dr. David :

I am sorry you are tired.

Dr. David :

you are so young.

Dr. David :

if massage therapy helps, then put your money and efforts into that.

JACUSTOMER-9a9zxgk3- :

its been a long road. but im inclinedto agree re massge. seems to be the only thing left that at least will not adversly effect my brain!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

JACUSTOMER-9a9zxgk3- :

thank you not very satisfactory

Dr. David :

I wish I could help you out more.

Dr. David :

you have tried many of the suggestions I had already.

Dr. David :

let me know if you have other questions

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you can always reach me again if you have other questions.

Dr. David :

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