Azilect& dopamine agonists
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2011-11-01 20:09:56 UTC
Hi Every one I am looking for advice on dopamine patches when taken with Azilect(rasaline) been recently to see my consultant who has suggested i might like to consider the D A patches ,the decision lies with me, I have been diagnosed nearly 3yrs can still do everything, except walk at normal pace ,I have read the pd treatment book it is useful, but would be better if i could read first hand from anyone who has used it.
thanks for comments in the past, always nice to keep in touch
regards to all Marie.
2011-11-01 22:30:20 UTC
I found the Dopamine Agonists very good at helping me to walk at a 'normal' pace again.
I've searched a couple of links out directing you to relevant forum posts
2011-11-02 20:28:13 UTC
hi cutiepie , Thanks for directing me to the right link, much appreciated i have read a few of the comments and think I will have a chat to my pd nurse ,
thanks again take care regards Marie
2011-11-07 15:51:57 UTC
hi marie, i was on the patches and azilect but having been changed from the patches to mirapexin i can now see they did,nt actuslly help that much now i am on mirapexin and azilect i feel things have improved greatly but thats just me they might work for you good luck, sue.
2011-11-07 20:08:01 UTC
Hi Lilly, nice to hear from you, still not sure whether to jump or stick, walked mile's on Sunday seems to be maximum at moment also go a aqua fit & tai chi plus wii board balance. watch this space , best wishes Marie
2011-11-08 20:50:20 UTC
hi marie, good for you they say exercise is good for pd i have,nt been on the wii for ages i usually go on the sports with my youngest son, i went swimming for the first time in about 6 yrs the other week i could hardly walk the next day felt like i had been to the gym every one at work was laughing at me but i did enjoy it so i suppose it was worth it you keep doing what you enjoy and i hope the meds are ok.sue.
2011-11-10 20:44:37 UTC
Hi Sue,hope your ok now after your swimming experience.
Having talked to pd nurse I have decided to stick with azilect & say No to D+A.
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