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#1 EugeneS

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 08:56 PM

Dear Dr.Okun,

I am on Azilect 1 mg daily + Senimet 25/100 x3times+recently Comtan 200x3 times during last ~2 years for tremor dominated PD.
The only effect from Azilect is a hope that it can delay PD progression.
Recently at one of PD conference I heard that Azilect (as well as Q10) no more in the list of drags that gives us a hope to delay PD progression.

What is your opinion ?
Do I have to continue to take Azilect even if I don't see any positive effect ?

Thank you.

#2 Dr. Okun

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Posted 06 December 2012 - 07:19 AM

It is hard to say. It is still debated among experts,

It provides a mild symptomatic effect and it is not known whether it delays progression.
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