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L-DOPA

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L-DOPA (alt., L-3,4-dihydroxyphenylalanine) is a chemical that is made and used as part of the ... L-DOPA can be manufactured and in its pure form is sold as a psychoactive drug with the INN levodop...

Levodopa Advanced Patient Information - Drugs.com

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Levodopa is used alone or in combination with carbidopa to treat Parkinson's disease, sometimes referred to as shaking palsy. Some patients require the ...

Carbidopa-Levodopa | National Parkinson Foundation

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Levodopa is almost always given in combination with the drug carbidopa, which prevents the nausea that can be caused by levodopa alone. Carbidopa is also a  ...

Parkinson's Disease Treatment Options - WebMD

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To suppress nausea and other possible side effects, levodopa is used in conjunction with a related drug called carbidopa. The combination is commercially ...

Levodopa-carbidopa - MedicineNet

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Jun 30, 2016 ... Levodopa-carbidopa (Sinemet, Sinemet CR, Parcopa), a drug to treat Parkinson's disease. Information includes side effects, dosing, drug ...

Larodopa (levodopa) Drug Side Effects, Interactions, and Medication ...

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Drug information on Larodopa (levodopa), includes drug pictures, side effects, drug interactions, directions for use, symptoms of overdose, and what to avoid.

Prescription Medications - Parkinson's Disease Foundation (PDF)

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Learn about the types of medications available to treat Parkinson's including carbidopa/levodopa (Sinemet®), dopamine agonists, anticholinergics, MAO-B ...

levodopa | C9H11NO4 - PubChem

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Levodopa is the naturally occurring form of DIHYDROXYPHENYLALANINE and the immediate precursor of DOPAMINE. Unlike dopamine itself, it can be taken ...

Optimizing levodopa therapy for Parkinson's disease with levodopa ...

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After 40 years of clinical experience, levodopa remains the gold standard treatment for Parkinson's disease (PD) despite the recent emergence of a host of new ...

Sinemet (Carbidopa-Levodopa) Drug Information: Description, User ...

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SINEMET® (carbidopa-levodopa) is a combination of carbidopa and levodopa for the treatment of Parkinson's disease and syndrome. Carbidopa, an inhibitor of  ...

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Levodopa and Carbidopa: MedlinePlus Drug Information

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The combination of levodopa and carbidopa is used to treat the symptoms of Parkinson's disease and Parkinson's-like symptoms that may develop after ...

carbidopa-levodopa oral : Uses, Side Effects, Interactions, Pictures ...

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Find patient medical information for carbidopa-levodopa oral on WebMD including its uses, side effects and safety, interactions, pictures, warnings and user ...

DrugBank: Levodopa

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95% of an administered oral dose of levodopa is pre-systemically decarboxylated to dopamine by the L-aromatic amino acid decarboxylase (AAAD) enzyme in ...