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Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
NO: Hope this helps! Dr Z
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ladislav Volicer
61 years experience Geriatric Psychiatry
Movements: Alzheimer's disease affects mainly memory and other cognitive functions. Parkinson's disease affects movements, either by tremor or by rigidity. It do ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Please be specific: What drug are you asking about? Do you actually have Parkinson's?
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience Psychiatry
Either: The one that works the best for you.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vakas Sial
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Avoid amantadine: Please see your neurologist before starting therapy while pregnant. Amantadine has been linked to birth defects in pregnant women.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
33 years experience Neurology
Confused: Please repost your question with an explanation of WHY this patient is on no medications; and also what you mean by "advanced treatment protocol." How ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
44 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Yes, but no medications which differ significantly from any other otc pain relieving agent. Avoid high doses of any otc medication especially if you ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
List: The classic is L-DOPA, and dopamine agonists include Requip, Mirapex, Neupro (rotigotine) patch, All of these supplement dopamine directly or indire ... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Treatment: The medications reduce rigidity and tremor but probably don't retard the progression of the pathology. If the patient's quality of life has not been ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Parkinson: Sinemet (carbidopa and levodopa) is what our neurologists use. Consult your pcp for other options.
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