Hi there. I’m new to the forum. My 49yr old husband was officially diagnosed with PD in March this year but we didn’t get to see a consultant until August.
He was started on Siminet on a starter dose for 2 weeks then doubled the dose thereafter. We are 10 weeks on and he has had absolutely no improvement in symptoms. Stiff and tight shoulder, wrist and hand, increasing hand tremor are the most challenging symptoms. He’s having difficulty sleeping on that shoulder and playing golf.
I’d been hoping that the Siminet would have at least shown even a small improvement on his symptoms.
The Parkinson’s nurse didn’t increase or change his medication and said she’d make an appointment for him to see his consultant around Feb/March next year. I feel waiting another 4-5 months is time wasted if the drugs aren’t working and would prefer a tweak now with a view to seeing improvement by then. Am I expecting too much at this stage?