Hello all! I am from over at the limbo-land forum but have posted here occasionally. Anyhoo, I saw my MS specialist for the first time today and left there with a script for amantadine (sp?). Thoughts? Anyone else take it, does it help, what do you take it for?
He told me he was prescribing it for fatigue, which was never even discussed (which makes think either a. I look like complete s*%$, or b. it's also for fatigue of my muscles, which he could see during his exam). I just wanted some input before I begin yet another medication.
I totally agree with Kelly. I have been taking Amantadine for about 8 months fo MS fatigue. It has helped a little bit but I still fatigue often and easily.I'm not sure how much longer I wil continue to take it since it doesn't seem to really be helping me. I hope you have better luck with it!
Maybe I should clarify...I do have fatigue, we just never discussed it which made me wonder why he thought I was fatigued.
I have been taking it since Thursday, and so far I feel my endurance is slightly better but still fatigued. I have also been very edgy and irritable since I started taking it. I don't know if I'll continue with it, but we'll see.
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