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Dr.Shakeel Ansari, Neurology Specialist
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They have taken me off pamiprexol and put me a pump,after me

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They have taken me off pamiprexol and put me a pump,after me tablets at 5.0 of 2 50 mg ofsafnamide and a tablet of Co -carelda 25g/100mg which gives me boost for an hour after a short walk I seize up and havebad cold sweats.I thought with the pump I would be more mobile
JA: Do you have a fever? Do you have any other existing medical conditions?
Customer: I'm diabetic and have 2 injections every day to control it.
JA: Thank you so much for your time. Finally, is there anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: It's when I go cold the sweats are bad do I have to keep temperature constant
Submitted: 6 days ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr.Shakeel Ansari replied 6 days ago.
Hi, this is Dr. Ansari welcome to JA
Expert:  Dr.Shakeel Ansari replied 6 days ago.
What medication they are giving you with the pump?
Expert:  Dr.Shakeel Ansari replied 6 days ago.
This pump could be Duodopa pump
Expert:  Dr.Shakeel Ansari replied 6 days ago.
Patients with advanced Parkinson's disease (PD) often develop motor complications including fluctuations and involuntary movements (dyskinesias). In Denmark, treatment has comprised Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) since the late 1990s, and as from 2002 use of a subcutaneous apomorphine pump. Monotherapy with continuous intestinal levodopa infusion to the duodenum (Duodopa) was introduced in 2004.