Stanek medication not available


#1

Hi I just wondered if anyone else has found that Stanek no longer seems available. I put my monthly prescription into my chemist and on collection they reported that they were unable to source any. .. as I seemed to have sufficient at home to cover a wait I wasn't to concerned. However yesterday my GP called to sat that it has not been possible to obtain this so she has changed it to Sastravi.

I so hate med changes because of its impact never been a good process for me in fact anytime I have needed to because of unavailability it has knocked me off for weeks.

Have phoned PD nurse waiting return call.....any advice or experience greatly welcomed


#2

That's puzzling.  About six weeks ago I was switched from Sastravi to Stanek, because Sastravi was unavailable and the pharmacist did not know when it would be.

Anyway, the change in medication was very boring and I could not tell the difference.


#3

Well, they are the same thing, after all. You wouldn’t expect any difference. Bit like Bells and Johnnie Walker - both work the same.


#4

When I was switched from Stalevo to Sastravi, I could definitely tell the difference.  Sastravi did not last as long as Stalevo.  It was like changing from Highland Park to Teachers.