I take 2 25/100 sinemet every 3 hours, protein just makes pills not work very well or not at all, so then I'll have to wait 30 min and take 2 more pills. I usually wait to eat an hour before or after before meals. Took 2 pills of my regular sinemet at 11 PM, slept through the night untill 7 am, took 2 sinemet, 9:30 ate 2 eggs,avocado, toast. Took 2 sinemet at 10:30, pills didn't work. Dystonia started which usually is slight cramping in feet, but today cramping was severely painful, feet stiffened and calves to. I never felt pain like that, my husband pushed on my feet, wiched helped. I was shaking so bad. Took 2 more pills at 11 and they still didn't kick in, 11:30 2 more pills and finally 1:00 pills worked and Cramping went away. 2:30 2 pills. 3:30 Dyskinesia. Also Dr. Said slow release sinemet 100 would help with morning Dystonia, I took 1 of those before bed and didn't take tremor away, are you supposed to take it with your daytime pills at bedtime. Sorry for so much info.
Protein interfering with sinemet - Parkinson's Movement
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