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Question About Side Effects of Parkinsons Disease Drugs?

Question by Taoman: Question about side effects of Parkinsons disease drugs?
My Mother has advancing Parkinson’s disease and has been given several alternate drugs to control the shaking.
The drugs have worked in some cases, but the side effects are always too bad for her to continue taking them. The doctors don’t seem to be able to help her with this.
Has aniyone else been thru this and found a solution….either a new drug…or an alternate therapy….or even a drug that helps curb the side effects (usually she becomes very lethargic or too tired and sleeps all day) Any help or siggestions would be greatly appreciated…
I should add that she is not willing to have surgery to implant a device that may help the problem with electrical impulses.