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How to withdraw from Sinemet while suffering from Parkinson s disease?

Good evening Doctor, I am a 56 year old male recently diagnosed with Parkinson s Disease. I currently take Sinemet 25/100 two tabs 3x daily. What is the maximum dose per day for any given patient.? I would like to cut down as I feel basically the same when taking fewer, minus the side effects. Does it matter if I discontinue cold turkey or ween down slowly over time? Of course I will ask my neurologist next visit too. Steve
Mon, 17 Oct 2016
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you should continue your medication on regular basis. medicine is correct for any change you have to consult treating doctor. you are free to have second opinion
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