Parkinsons

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Parkinsons Overview

Parkinson's disease (PD), or simply Parkinson's, is a long-term degenerative disorder of the central nervous system that mainly affects the motor system.[1] As the disease worsens, non-motor symptoms become more common.[1][4] The symptoms usually emerge slowly.[1] Early in the disease, the most obvious symptoms are shaking, rigidity, slowness of movement, and difficulty with walking.[1] Thinking and behavioral pro...

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how do you discontinue mirpex XL

I have been taking it for several years. Just figured out is has been causing other health issues. Doc said stop mirpex start requip problems with requip stop after 3days. Stop everything. not sleeping panic attacks etc. should it be tapered? ## I'm assuming your doctor expect you to just replace Mirapex with Requip, which likely means a taper wasn't necessary. Did you contact them, before stopping the Requip? A taper might be required, since you've been on one of these types of medications for several years. The issues you've described can be withdrawal effects, along with headache, nausea, and diarrhea. What issues were you experiencing that made you stop the Requip so fast?

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p m s 305 white pill

round white pill pms on one side 305 on the other side with a line in the center. 305 is above the centered line ## what is white pill PMS 305? ## PMS-Procyclidine 5mg ## White round pill with 305 on one side and blank on the other side.

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Pill Imprint 123 H

Found a beige colored pill with 123 on one side and H on the other ## The closest match I can find to your tablet is manufactured by Heritage Pharmaceuticals and they list it as containing 1mg of Ropinirole, it is most commonly used to treat the symptoms of Parkinson's Disease, and RLS. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, sleep actions, and odd dreaming. Is there anything I can help with? ## I have a pill that has 123 on one side and H on the other side. What is it used for?

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White oval pill P7

What is a small white oval flat pill with p7 on it? On the opposite side, it has what looks like a chart with lines on it. ## Hi Nadia, Based on the description provided, I was able to locate a flat white oval pill with P | 7 on one side and on the back it's scored & imprinted with the Boehringer Ingelheim company symbol on either side of the score (I'm assuming that this could be what you're describing as a chart with lines on it). At any rate, this pill reportedly contains 0.25 mg of Pramipexole dihydrochloride monohydrate; also known as Mirapex. It also is said to contain the following set of inactive ingredients: colloidal silicon dioxide, cornstarch, magnesium stearate, mannitol, and povidone. Mirapex is marketed for use in treating Parkinson's as well as RLS (r...

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What Can I Do For Restless Legs I Take Carpidopa

My legs are very jumpy and restless. I need to know what I can go about it. Right now I take carpidopa ## Have you consulted your doctor about treatment alternatives, if this isn't working for you? There are other medications available to help treat RLS, such as Ropinirole: You can learn more about the condition and treatment options here: ## I just started on 300 mg gabapentin hoping it will help. Have you improved with anything? I have PLMD (periodic limb movement disorder) which leaves me so fatigued everyday. ## If you would like to avoid prescription meds, try taking magnesium which relaxes muscles. Also research the supplement called Mucuna and read reviews on Amazon.

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oblong white pill with PX on one side

Can anyone possibly tell me what a white oblong with PX on one side may be? ## Hello, Kristi! How are you? The PX logo is used by Glenmark Generics on their Pramipexole tablets and I think the one you're asking about probably also has a number 1 on the other half of the tablet. They list it as containing 0.25mgs of Pramipexole, it is a medication that is most commonly used to treat the symptoms of Parkinson's Disease. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, hallucinations, dizziness, confusion and weakness. This medication is also occasionally used to treat RLS. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Hi. I have these and they are paracetamol. Best check yours with pharmacist though

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side effects

Can dry mouth be aside effect when you come off requip?. My Mother just came off the drug and she is constatly swallowing and complaing fo dry mouth. Before this whe droolled all the time. ## YES DEFFINETLY, SHE NEEDS TO LEARN TO DEAL WITH IT IF SHE CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT THE MED. OFFER SIPS OF WATER THROUGHOUT THE DAY AND SUCK ON HARD CANDY. MAKE SURE TO DO GOOD ORAL CARE OFTEN ## What are the possible side effects of nexito 1mg. How do we discontinue the mediation ?. Will there be any withdrawal symptoms ? ## Yes, it is always possible to experience such an issue, when stopping a medication, other withdrawal effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache, and diarrhea. Suraj, Nexito contains Escitalopram, it is most commonly used to treat depression, and anxiety. If it is being disco...

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Pill Purple Small Round

G Imprinted On one Side 2 On top of 57 Otherside coated dark purple ## please I need to know what this is ## This tablet contains 3mgs of Ropinirole, it is used to treat the symptoms of Parkinson's Disease and RLS. It can cause side effects, such as: orthostatic hypotension, nausea, dizziness and hallucinations. Learn more: Are there any other questions or comments? ## Chill - you can find out in five seconds on the same internet you spent so much longer on to posti questions. The answer below is correct.

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How To Stop Taking Benztropine and risperidal without withdrals

Taking one in the morning along with two risperidal and one in the evening with two risperidal ## If you want to get off of these medications in the safest manner, I would first recommend that you seek more personalized advice from your doctor who knows your medical history and other factors that should be taken into consideration before tapering. Your doctor may lower the dosage of both medications or even suggest taking each pill in fractions (actually cut into pieces) and these smaller pieces can be taken in place of the regular dose for a period of several weeks until the body is no longer dependent upon them. I hope this helps! ## I have been taking 3 tablets in the morning and 1 1/4 in the afternoon. I tried to cut off the Dosage 1/4 per week ( as per doctor ) recommendation. But ...

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Carbidopa/Levodopa Drug Information

Parkinsons disease ## would like to know all side effects for this medication ## 3rd day on carb/levo, feeling sick, slept 2hrs and i never sleep through the day. DOSAGE 25-100 MG ## I am on the drug levocarb and miropex, but I want to stop them at what dosage should I cut back is a sore neck and sticky mucus a side effect. How long do withdrawal symptoms from this last? ## I HAVE RLS AND HAVE HAD IT FOR WELL OVER 20 YEARS. AT FIRST I DIDN'T HAVE TOO TAKE ANY MEDS FOR IT. GRADUALLY I HAD TOO START. DARVOCET REALLY HELPED A LOT AT FIRST. ONE TABLET AT NIGHT AND I SLEPT THRU. BUT OF COURSE I GRADUALLY HAD TOO INCREASE THE TIMES I TOOK A PILL. THAN THE DR. PUT ME ON REQUIP 20MG WHICH HELPED AT FIRST. BUT I STILL HAD TOO TAKE A DARVOCET AT NIGHT. THAN THE REQUIP HAD TO BE INCREASED TOO ...

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