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#1 Barry

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Posted 19 July 2011 - 12:49 PM

I just recently was diagnosed with Parkinson's and have been taking Sinemet for two months (25mg 3 times a day). Many of my symptoms have gotten better (leg heaviness, hand and jaw rigidity, handwriting) but my teeth never stop chattering regardless of when I have taken the Sinemet. Should I be looking at increasing/decreasing the sinemet? Different medication?

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Posted 20 July 2011 - 06:30 AM

If it is a jaw tremor, you should keep track of when it is worse and have your medication doses and intervals adjusted by your doc. Good luck.
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