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Why do you need all of these? Neupro, amantadine & sinamet

Confused as I have been reading where people are on all of these Neupro, amantadine & sinamet at the same time. Is there a reason? Thanks

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Amantadine has been found to diminish reuptake of norepinephrine. This relates to damage to the locus couruleus. Search for coeruleus HUpd.

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The Amantadine helps lessen the dyskinesia induced by the sinemet

They're prob taking sinemet along with the neupro patch to fill in

EG: I take the ext rls sinemet

Yet still fill in with the immediate rls sinemet when I need a quicker response

And I take 2 Amantadine per day so the dyskinesia isn't so bad

I hope that helps

Be well

C!

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Your explanation is exactly what we experienced. In our case, though the Neupro was the first med prescribed. I don't know why and the cost of it was terrifying, but it seemed to work for a while. We changed doctors and he added sinemet along with the amantadine. The combination of the two new drugs really stabilized my husbands condition.

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Here's the norepinephrine (noradrenaline ) link:

ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/221...

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Thanks all for helping me understand!!! Do any of you take anything for anxiety, apathy as well? If so what.

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Sertraline Tab 50mg, as needed.

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Thanks!!

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