4 Nov 2009
Levodopa is a medication used to treat Parkinson's disease. Parkinson's disease is associated with low levels of a chemical called dopamine (doe PA meen) in the brain. Levodopa is turned into dopamine in the body and therefore increases levels of this chemical.
Levodopa is used to treat the stiffness, tremors, spasms, and poor muscle control of Parkinson's disease. Levodopa is also used to treat these same muscular conditions when they are caused by drugs such as chlorpromazine (Thorazine), fluphenazine (Prolixin), perphenazine (Trilafon), and others.
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0 answers • 10 Dec 2011
Dad went in to hosptal with a sight termer. When he was in he was put on this drug how long dose this drug get out of the system
0 answers • 28 Aug 2012
Carbidopa/Levodopa - My husband has been taking caridopa/levodopa for a year. He has intestinal pain
... and gets no relief?
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My daughter takes carbidopa levodopa now she is pregnant can she continues the use of this medication and if she does would it harm the baby
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