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    kathyorbob posted:
    my husband, 64, had had PD for about 15 years; luckily mild and manageable to date. He takes Trihex (2x day), Azilect (1x am) and Stavelo (2x day). Lately having breakthus at 10 and 3. What are the consequences of increasing one of these meds to prevent the breakthrus? What are consequences and what are upper limits? Any one with suggestions?
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    Mark A Stacy, MD responded:
    Stalevo is the drug that takes care of most of the PD symptoms. It typically lasts 3.5-5 hours, so three times a day dosing may be better. I prefer meal times, so you can have a better reminder.
     
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    sparky1109 replied to Mark A Stacy, MD's response:
    Can Stalevo be taken along with Simimet or is it a different kind of therapy?


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