Hi Parkies, can any one shred a little light for me please? My husband is the Parky, he's on quite a lot of meds but he is doing ok for past couple of years, most say they wouldn't know he has PD.
His Nuero is brilliant, and promised him he would get him back to 95% himself in 12 months which he did do.
Another Parky that I don't see, but speak on the phone every 6 weeks or so, has left me wondering about meds.
She was dx same time as my OH, and all she gas ever been given is Madopar? And only recently the 6mg patch.
Takes 4 Madopar throughout the day, and a Madopar MR at bedtime, and also puts the patch on at bedtime???? As it did not suit when applied in the morning?????
Her speech is extremely slurred on the phone, she has trouble dressing and undressing, struggles to lift her arms up, can't turn over in bed, her toes crunch under, and all, in all, I don't think she should be suffering like this.
I suggested she gets a 2nd opinion, surely it can't be right that for 4 yrs all she has been given is Madopar and nothing else until recently the patch was added.
I know more meds aren't the answer to everything, but it's better than struggling through each day.
She did have cancer, which she was treated for, so maybe other meds aren't suitable for her??
Any thoughts or advice very welcome xxxx