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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 ...

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 ...

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.

NIHSeniorHealth: Parkinson's Disease - Medications

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The main therapy for Parkinson's is levodopa, also called L-dopa. It is a simple chemical found naturally in plants and animals. Nerve cells use levodopa to ...

Sinemet (Carbidopa-Levodopa): Side Effects, Interactions, Warning ...

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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  ...

Sinemet (Carbidopa-Levodopa) Patient Information: Side Effects ...

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Pictures of Sinemet (Carbidopa-Levodopa), drug imprint information, side effects for the patient.

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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 ...