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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... she has become more and more "out of it" and immediately falls asleep 20-30 min after taking the drug. Is this normal? We are beginning ...
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I went up on the levodopa to try to bolster a reduction on mirapex dosage, disaster, had to go back up on mirapex, then it seems my levodopa level is ...
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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
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