• Medicinal marijuana

    My question is regarding the use of marijuana while taking parkinsons medication. Is it ok to try medicinal marijuana while taking parkinsons medication? I ask this question because my girlfriend was recently diagnosed with pd at the young age of 21. I myself self medicate with marijuana for adhd and back pains and know of its medical attributes. And ive been doing some reasearch to see if it would be good for her to try. So once again I just would like to know if she can try it while still on her medication?

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  • None of medicines subscribed working

    Early this year doctor decided i have early stages of Parkinsons.We tried sinamed,mirapac,Azilet and new patch recently approved by FDA None of these medicines as well as PT helped my balance. Please suggest what I should do next.

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  • reglan through one time use in an iv

    I had reglan in an iv and was on citalopram. I had a severe dystonic reaction. I am still having problems with my memory, retrieving information and when anxious I stutter. This was three months ago. Can I still be reacting to the reglan? Did it cause damage to my brain?

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  • azilect

    can i take penicillin with azilect

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  • my husband

    Hi Dr. Sanchez……I have submitted several questions regarding my husband’s diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease and you have answered all of them. My husband was never convinced that he had PD because after 2 1/2 years the Sinemet was still not working for him, and his neurologist could not understand why. A year ago, I took him to the Movement Disorder Clinic at MUSC for a 2nd opinion and they also said he had Parkinson’s Disease. He has constant tremors on his right side so bad and also stiffness in his right arm, that he can no longer use his right hand/arm, but has never had “at rest” tremors. The tremors and stiffness hasve now moved to his left side. In March of this year, he asked me to take him to the Movement Disorder Clinic in Durham for another opinion, so I got him an appt. for July. After 2 hours with him two neurologists said he did not have PD. They have now diagnosed him with Corticobasal Degeneration. My husband and I were devastated with this news, and he wanted to know if they were sure. They said that the fact the Sinemet had done nothing after 2 1/2 years was their first clue. If it had been PD, the Sinemet would have done something for him. The testing they did at Durham was just for the CBD and everything was positive. Why wouldn’t his neurologist here have him tested for something other than PD if the Sinemet wasn’t working? Would this have made any difference if we had known his real problem 2 1/2 years ago? Where do we go from here?

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  • Donating Brain to PRF

    My husband was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease at the age of 56 years (in 1997). He is within days of dying. He was a healthy individual and with no chronic disease, did not smoke, drink, not overweight, and favorite sport was playing golf. He was exposed to chemicals in his workplace for 30 years.Please let me know what if anything I can do to donate his brain for research.

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