In the US, Levodopa (levodopa systemic) is a member of the drug class dopaminergic antiparkinsonism agents and is used to treat Parkinson's Disease, Periodic Limb Movement Disorder and Restless Legs Syndrome.

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Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Dopamine agonist

Treatment of Parkinson's disease

Chemical Name

L-Tyrosine, 3-hydroxy-

Foreign Names

  • Levodopum (Latin)
  • Levodopa (German)
  • Lévodopa (French)
  • Levodopa (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Levodopa (OS: DCIT, USAN, BAN)
  • Lévodopa (OS: DCF)
  • L-Dopa (IS)
  • RP 15208 (IS)
  • SE 200 (IS)
  • Levodopa (PH: BP 2011, JP XV, Ph. Eur. 7, Ph. Int. 4, USP 34)
  • Lévodopa (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Levodopum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7, Ph. Int. 4)

Brand Names

  • Antiparkin (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    GAMA, Georgia
  • Apo-Levocarb (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Apotex, Canada; Apotex, Hong Kong; Apotex, Malaysia
  • Bendopa (Levodopa and Benserazide)
    Weidar, Taiwan
  • Bendopar (Levodopa and Benserazide)
    Taiwan Biotech, Taiwan
  • Benspar (Levodopa and Benserazide)
    Zydus, India
  • Bidopal
    GlaxoSmithKline, India
  • Bidopar (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Taiwan Biotech, Taiwan
  • Carbidopa + Levodopa Teva (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Teva Italia, Italy
  • Carbidopa and Levodopa Actavis (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Actavis, United States
  • Carbidopa and Levodopa Apotex (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Apotex, United States
  • Carbidopa and Levodopa Impax (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Impax, United States
  • Carbidopa and Levodopa Mylan (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Mylan, United States
  • Carbidopa and Levodopa Sun (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Sun, United States
  • Carbidopa and Levodopa Sun (Levodopa and Levodopa)
    Sun, United States
  • Carbidopa and Levodopa Teva (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Teva, United States
  • Carbidopa Levodopa Davur (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Davur, Spain
  • Carbidopa Lévodopa Teva (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Teva Santé, France
  • Carbidopa, Levodopa and Entacapone Sun (Levodopa and Carbidopa, + Entacapone)
    Sun, United States
  • Carbidopa/Levodopa Sandoz (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Sandoz, Netherlands
  • Carbidopa/Levodopa Sandoz CR (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Sandoz, Switzerland
  • Carbidopa/Levodopa Teva (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Teva Italia, Italy
  • Carbidopa/Levodopa (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Teva, Romania
  • Carbilev (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Aspen Pharmacare, South Africa
  • Carcopa (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Kyowa Yakuhin, Japan
  • Cardopar (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    DHA, Singapore
  • Carlevod (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    LKM, Argentina
  • Cenparkin (Levodopa and Benserazide)
    CCPC, Taiwan
  • Cloisone (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Psicofarma, Mexico
  • Co-Beneldopa (Levodopa and Benserazide)
    Teva Pharmaceuticals, United Kingdom
  • Credanil (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Remedica, Malta; Remedica, Romania
  • Cronomet (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Brazil
  • D-Dopa (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Drug International, Bangladesh
  • Dopa Merz (Levodopa and Benserazide)
    Merz, Lithuania; Merz, Latvia
  • Dopacol (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Daito, Japan
  • dopadura B (Levodopa and Benserazide)
    Mylan dura, Germany
  • dopadura C (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Mylan dura, Germany
  • dopadura C retard (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Mylan dura, Germany
  • Doparl
    Kyowa Hakko Kirin, Japan
  • Dopasol
    Daiichi Sankyo, Japan
  • Dopaston
    Ohara Yakuhin, Japan
  • Dopicar (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Teva, Israel
  • Duellin (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Egis, Hungary
  • Duodopa (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Abbott, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Abbott, Belgium; Abbott, Germany; Abbott, Estonia; Abbott, Finland; Abbott, Italy; Abbott, Norway; Abbott, Sweden; Abbott Products, Australia; Abbott Products, Switzerland; AbbVie, United Kingdom; Solvay, Austria; Solvay, Bulgaria; Solvay, Denmark; Solvay, France; Solvay, Greece; Solvay, Croatia (Hrvatska); Solvay, Hungary; Solvay, Ireland; Solvay, Israel; Solvay, Latvia; Solvay, Malta; Solvay, Netherlands; Solvay, Romania; Solvay, Slovenia; Solvay, Slovakia; Solvay Pharma, Czech Republic; Solvay Pharma, Spain; Solvay Pharma, Lithuania
  • EC Doparl (Levodopa and Benserazide)
    Kyowa Hakko Kirin, Japan
  • Enpalevo (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    U-Liang, Taiwan
  • Grifoparkin (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Chile, Chile
  • Half Sinemet (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, United Kingdom
  • Hardal (Levodopa and Benserazide)
    Farmindustria, Peru
  • isicom (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Desitin, Czech Republic; Desitin, Germany; Desitin, Lithuania; Desitin, Romania; Desitin Pharma, Slovakia
  • isicom retard (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Desitin, Germany
  • Kardopal (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Orion, Finland
  • Kinson
    Alphapharm, Taiwan
  • Kinson (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Alphapharm, Australia
  • Lebocar (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Rontag, Argentina
  • Lecado (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Sandoz, United Kingdom
  • Lecardop (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Teva, Czech Republic; Teva, Slovakia
  • Lecarge (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Klonal, Argentina; Medigroup, Peru
  • Ledocar (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Unison, Philippines
  • Leparson (Levodopa and Benserazide)
    Dexa Medica, Indonesia
  • Leprinton (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Tatsumi Kagaku, Japan
  • Levo/Carbidopa Sandoz (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Sandoz, Australia
  • Levobens-TEVA (Levodopa and Benserazide)
    Teva, Germany
  • Levobeta C (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Betapharm, Germany
  • Levobeta C retard (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Betapharm, Germany
  • Levo-C AL (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Aliud, Germany
  • Levocar (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Sandoz, Sweden
  • LevoCar retard (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    STADA, Austria
  • Levocarb - 1 A Pharma (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    1A Pharma, Germany
  • LevoCarb ret - 1 A Pharma (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    1A Pharma, Germany
  • Levocarb (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Biolab, Brazil
  • Levocarb-GRY (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Teva, Germany
  • Levocarbin (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    G&R, Peru
  • Levocarb-TEVA (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Teva, Bulgaria; Teva, Germany
  • Levocomp (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Hexal, Germany
  • Levocomp retard (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Hexal, Germany
  • Levodopa - Beida Pharm
    Beida, China
  • Levodopa Benserazid beta (Levodopa and Benserazide)
    Betapharm, Germany
  • Levodopa Benserazide Teva (Levodopa and Benserazide)
    Teva, Slovakia
  • Lévodopa Bensérazide Teva (Levodopa and Benserazide)
    Teva Santé, France
  • Levodopa C. comp. AbZ (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    AbZ-Pharma, Germany
  • Levodopa Carbidopa Betapharm (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Betapharm, Netherlands
  • Levodopa Carbidopa CF (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Centrafarm, Netherlands
  • Levodopa Carbidopa Hexal (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Hexal, Italy; Hexal, Netherlands
  • Levodopa Carbidopa PC (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Pharmachemie, Netherlands
  • Levodopa Carbidopa Ratiopharm (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    ratiopharm, Netherlands
  • Levodopa Carbidopa Sandoz (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Sandoz, Netherlands
  • Levodopa Carbidopa Stada (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    STADA, Netherlands
  • Levodopa comp. B STADA (Levodopa and Benserazide)
    STADA, Germany
  • Levodopa comp. C STADA (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    STADA, Germany
  • Levodopa comp.-CT (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    CT Arzneimittel, Germany
  • Levodopa Fu Seng
    Fu Seng, Taiwan
  • Levodopa/Benserazid PCH (Levodopa and Benserazide)
    Pharmachemie, Netherlands
  • Levodopa/Benserazid ratiopharm (Levodopa and Benserazide)
    ratiopharm, Sweden
  • Levodopa/Benserazid-CT (Levodopa and Benserazide)
    CT Arzneimittel, Germany
  • Levodopa/Benserazide Teva (Levodopa and Benserazide)
    Teva, Lithuania; Teva, Latvia
  • Levodopa/Benserazid-neuraxpharm (Levodopa and Benserazide)
    Neuraxpharm, Germany
  • Levodopa/Benserazid-ratiopharm (Levodopa and Benserazide)
    Ratiopharm, Germany
  • Levodopa/Carbidopa PCH (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Pharmachemie, Netherlands
  • Levodopa/Carbidopa ratiopharm retard (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    ratiopharm, Netherlands
  • Levodopa/Carbidopa ratiopharm (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    ratiopharm, Denmark; Teva, Sweden
  • Levodopa/Carbidopa retard CF (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Centrafarm, Netherlands
  • Levodopa/Carbidopa retard Hexal (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Hexal, Netherlands
  • Levodopa/Carbidopa Retard PCH (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Pharmachemie, Netherlands
  • Levodopa/Carbidopa retard STADA (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    STADA, Netherlands
  • Levodopa/Carbidopa Sandoz retard (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Sandoz, Netherlands
  • Levodopa/Carbidopa STADA (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    STADA, Germany
  • Levodopa/Carbidopa-CIMEX (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Acino, Switzerland
  • Levodopa+Carbidopa Teva (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Teva, Spain
  • Levodopa-Benserazide Teva (Levodopa and Benserazide)
    Teva, Czech Republic
  • Levodopa-Benserazide (Levodopa and Benserazide)
    Lafedar, Argentina
  • Levodopa-ratiopharm comp. (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Ratiopharm, Germany
  • Levodop-neuraxpharm (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Neuraxpharm, Germany
  • Levodop-neuraxpharm retard (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Neuraxpharm, Germany
  • Levofamil (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Andromaco, Chile
  • Levohexal (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Sandoz, Australia
  • Levokom (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Sandoz, Lithuania
  • Levomed (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Medochemie, Hong Kong; Medochemie, Malta; Medochemie, Malaysia
  • Levomet (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Unison, Hong Kong; Unison, Singapore; Unison, Thailand
  • Levopa-C (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Wallace, India
  • Levopar (Levodopa and Benserazide)
    Hexal, Germany; Meprofarm, Indonesia; Teva, Israel
  • Madopar (Levodopa and Benserazide)
    Cherubino, Malta; Chugai Pharmaceutical, Japan; Deva, Turkey; Galenika, Serbia; Investi, Argentina; Roche, Albania; Roche, Austria; Roche, Australia; Roche, Aruba; Roche, Azerbaijan; Roche, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Roche, Bulgaria; Roche, Bolivia; Roche, Belarus; Roche, Switzerland; Roche, China; Roche, Cuba; Roche, Czech Republic; Roche, Germany; Roche, Denmark; Roche, Estonia; Roche, Spain; Roche, Ethiopia; Roche, Finland; Roche, United Kingdom; Roche, Georgia; Roche, Greece; Roche, Hong Kong; Roche, Croatia (Hrvatska); Roche, Hungary; Roche, Indonesia; Roche, Ireland; Roche, Iceland; Roche, Italy; Roche, Jamaica; Roche, Cambodia; Roche, South Korea; Roche, Kazakhstan; Roche, Laos; Roche, Lithuania; Roche, Luxembourg; Roche, Moldova; Roche, Malta; Roche, Mexico; Roche, Netherlands; Roche, Norway; Roche, New Zealand; Roche, Oman; Roche, Peru; Roche, Philippines; Roche, Poland; Roche, Portugal; Roche, Paraguay; Roche, Romania; Roche, Russian Federation; Roche, Slovenia; Roche, Slovakia; Roche, Thailand; Roche, Turkmenistan; Roche, Trinidad & Tobago; Roche, Taiwan; Roche, Uzbekistan; Roche, Venezuela; Roche, South Africa; Terapia, Romania
  • Madopar CR (Levodopa and Benserazide)
    Roche, Austria
  • Madopar Depot (Levodopa and Benserazide)
    Roche, Germany; Roche, Iceland; Roche, Norway
  • Madopar DR (Levodopa and Benserazide)
    Roche, Switzerland
  • Madopar HBS (Levodopa and Benserazide)
    Deva, Turkey; Investi, Argentina; Roche, Armenia; Roche, Australia; Roche, Bulgaria; Roche, Estonia; Roche, Latvia; Roche, Netherlands; Roche, Poland
  • Madopar Quick (Levodopa and Benserazide)
    Roche, Finland; Roche, Iceland
  • Madopar Rapid (Levodopa and Benserazide)
    Roche, Australia
  • Madopar Retard (Levodopa and Benserazide)
    Roche, Spain
  • Madopar Roche (Levodopa and Benserazide)
    Roche, Serbia
  • Madopark (Levodopa and Benserazide)
    Roche, Sweden
  • Madopark Depot (Levodopa and Benserazide)
    Roche, Sweden
  • Majormet
    CCPC, Taiwan
  • Melitase (Levodopa and Benserazide)
    Tecnofarma, Chile
  • Menesit (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Banyu Seiyaku MSD, Japan
  • Menkart (Levodopa and Benserazide)
    Teva, Bulgaria
  • Modopar (Levodopa and Benserazide)
    Roche, France; Roche, Tunisia
  • Nacom (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Germany
  • Nakom (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Lek, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Lek, Georgia; Lek, Lithuania; Lek, Romania; Lek, Slovenia; Lek d.d., Russian Federation; Lek Pharmaceuticals, Czech Republic; Lek Pharmaceuticals, Latvia; Sandoz, Croatia (Hrvatska); Sandoz, Poland; Sandoz, Slovakia
  • Nakom Mite (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Lek, Slovenia; Sandoz, Poland
  • Nakom R (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Slovenia
  • Neodopasol (Levodopa and Benserazide)
    Daiichi Sankyo, Japan
  • Neodopaston (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Daiichi Sankyo, Japan
  • Nervocur (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Fabra, Argentina
  • Parcopa (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    UCB, United States
  • Pardopa (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Micro Synchro, India
  • Pardoz (Levodopa and Benserazide hydrochloride)
    Kalbe, Indonesia
  • Parken (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Psipharma, Colombia
  • Parkidopa (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Cristália, Brazil
  • Parkimet (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    GlaxoSmithKline, India
  • Parkinef (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Farmaceutica Latina, Peru
  • Parkinel (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Bagó, Argentina
  • Parkiston (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Kobayashi Kako, Japan
  • Prikap (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Elea, Argentina
  • Prolopa (Levodopa and Benserazide)
    Roche, Belgium; Roche, Brazil; Roche, Canada; Roche, Chile; Roche, Luxembourg; Roche, Uruguay
  • Prolopa HBS (Levodopa and Benserazide)
    Roche, Uruguay
  • Restex (Levodopa and Benserazide)
    Roche, Austria; Roche, Germany
  • Saniter Compuesto (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Sanitas, Chile
  • Sindopa (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Mylan, New Zealand
  • Sinedrint (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Drintefa, Peru
  • Sinemet (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Algorithm, Oman; Bristol Myers Squibb, Spain; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Ireland; IFET, Greece; M & H, Thailand; Merck, Brazil; Merck, South Korea; Merck Frosst, Canada; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Argentina; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Austria; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Australia; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Belgium; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Bulgaria; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Costa Rica; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Czech Republic; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Estonia; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Finland; Merck Sharp & Dohme, United Kingdom; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Guatemala; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Hong Kong; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Honduras; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Hungary; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Iceland; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Italy; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Lithuania; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Latvia; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Malaysia; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Nicaragua; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Netherlands; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Norway; Merck Sharp & Dohme, New Zealand; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Panama; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Peru; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Philippines; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Poland; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Portugal; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Singapore; Merck Sharp & Dohme, El Salvador; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Turkey; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Taiwan; Merck Sharp & Dohme, United States; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Venezuela; Merck Sharp & Dohme-Chibret, France; MSD, Switzerland; MSD, Denmark; MSD, Sweden; MSD, South Africa; P & D, Malta; Vianex / BIANEΞ, Greece
  • Sinemet CR (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Merck Frosst, Canada; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Australia; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Bulgaria; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Chile; Merck Sharp & Dohme, China; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Costa Rica; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Estonia; Merck Sharp & Dohme, United Kingdom; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Guatemala; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Honduras; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Israel; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Lithuania; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Nicaragua; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Netherlands; Merck Sharp & Dohme, New Zealand; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Panama; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Peru; Merck Sharp & Dohme, El Salvador; Merck Sharp & Dohme, United States; MSD, Switzerland
  • Sinemet Depot (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    MSD, Sweden
  • Sinemet Depot Mite (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    MSD, Sweden
  • Sinepar (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Tchaikapharma, Bulgaria
  • Stalev (Levodopa and Carbidopa, + Entacapone)
    Novartis Healthcare, Philippines
  • Stalevo (Levodopa and Carbidopa, + Entacapone)
    Novartis, Belgium; Novartis, Brazil; Novartis, Canada; Novartis, Switzerland; Novartis, Chile; Novartis, Colombia; Novartis, Indonesia; Novartis, South Korea; Novartis, Malaysia; Novartis, Netherlands; Novartis, Portugal; Novartis, Singapore; Novartis, Thailand; Novartis, Turkey; Novartis, South Africa; Novartis Biosciences, Peru; Novartis Farmaceutica, Spain; Orion, Austria; Orion, Czech Republic; Orion, Germany; Orion, Denmark; Orion, Finland; Orion, United Kingdom; Orion, Lithuania; Orion, Norway; Orion, Oman; Orion, Romania; Orion, Serbia; Orion, Slovenia; Orion, United States; Orion Corporation - SF, Italy; Orion Pharma, Sweden
  • Sulconar (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Carrion, Peru
  • Symblyopia
    O2, China
  • Syndopa (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Sun, India; Sun, Russian Federation; Sun Pharma, Myanmar; Sun Pharma, Thailand
  • Syndopa Plus (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Sun, India
  • Teva Carbi-Levo (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Teva Pharmaceuticals, South Africa
  • Tidomet (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Torrent, Georgia; Torrent, Philippines; Torrent, Thailand
  • Tidomet Forte (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Torrent, India
  • Tidomet LS (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Torrent, India
  • Tidomet Plus (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Torrent, India
  • Tremonorm (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    TEVA, Russian Federation
  • Udopar (Levodopa and Benserazide)
    Pond's Chemical, Thailand
  • Vopar (Levodopa and Benserazide)
    Medline, Thailand
  • Xi Lai Mei (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Jinghua Pharmaceutical, China
  • Zimox (Levodopa and Carbidopa)
    Famar, Georgia; Faran, Romania; Faran Laboratories, Greece

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