A 69-year-old female asked:
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rephrasing my question. my stalevo (carbidopa and levodopa and entacapone) controls my parkinson's but some times when i take it, i get stiff and have trouble moving. what is causing this ?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Parkinsonism: Some medications for Parkinson's disease are more effective for tremor control than for the rigidity and bradykinesia(slowness of movement) seen in that disease. Perhaps your neurologist will change or add to your current treatment program if you report this problem with him/her.
Answered on Jun 16, 2014

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