I am not sure who can answer this for me but my gp has never received a letter from my latest neuro that I first saw in 2008 (big surprise eh) and I will need refills and my gp probably won't know! he he
My neuro has me on Amantadine for fatigue and I have been on it since September 2009, 1 capsule twice daily and it has done wonders for me! I still have the odd "incredibly tired, can't keep my eyes open day" but for the most part it has been great! The neuro only gave me a prescription to last three months and I will need some more but I will have to get the script from the gp.
Can Amantandine be used long term for fatigue?
Thanks so much to whoever knows the answer to this!
Thank you ess..really appreciate your help on this! I would really be upset if I could no longer use it because it has made my life so much more productive with it. It's too bad that it doesn't work for you but perhaps another accident will happen with something else soon that will help you!
Yes, it is too bad that Amantadine doesn't help you. According to my neuro, about 25% of people with MS are severely affected by fatigue. And of that 25%, only 25% are helped by Amantadine. That's about 6 out of 100 people with MS. So you have plenty of company.
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