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Posted 19 days ago by • 0 answers
I have been taking Sinemet (carbidopa-levodopa 25/100) for 3 years. This drug was to combat leg spasms resulting from an ischemic stroke. I take a low dosage... about 1 1/2 tabs at night time if spasms keep me awake. My question concerns side effects. What are the major adverse side effects? ...
Posted 4 Aug 2017 by • 1 answer
I am taking amphetamine salt medication for ADHD. I have been advised to take levodopa/carbidopa in order to increase dopamine levels and therefore efficacy of the amphetamine salt. I was advised to do this rather than increasing amphetamine dose. Is this safe? I have found mixed answers in my ...
Posted 2 Aug 2017 by • 0 answers
Different things but they all seem not to work. I currently take 1 1/2 levodopa every three hours with pramipexole 3x per day. But I am still what I call rocking. I was taking an entacapone with every dose of levodopa but my balance and walking and rocking was so out of control I couldn't take ...
Posted 5 Jun 2017 by • 1 answer
Posted 15 Jul 2016 by • 3 answers
... are irritability , anxiety and grogginess. Has anyone switched to cabo/ levo and had less side effects?
Posted 29 Jul 2016 by • 0 answers
... feeling flip floppy. Does anyone have this system?
Posted 11 Jun 2016 by • 0 answers
If the Carbidopa in the bloodstream keeps levodopa from breaking down in the bloodstream then how does it not keep it from breaking it down in the brain? How is Carbidopa kept out of the brain?
Posted 3 May 2016 by • 0 answers
Posted 13 Feb 2016 by • 1 answer
My meds levodopa! Pramipecoĺe. I have also lumbar stenosis!scoliosis. Tramdol50mg×2,extra streñgh tyĺenol1-!2tbl×2-3/day?and beta blocker,çrestor and waterpill
Posted 2 Dec 2015 by • 2 answers
I have Parkinson's disease (PD) and take multiple medications (Carbidopa/Levodopa; Entacapone; Azilect; Amantadine, etc.).My doctor (Neurologist & Movement Disorder Specialist) recently prescribed Nortriptyline for my PD-related depression and insomnia. When I did a drug interaction check, ...
Posted 2 Feb 2016 by • 0 answers
Have had a year-long problem trying to get correct dosage of Ropinirole.(Equip). Works well in morning but have difficulty walking and concentration in afternoon time. Levodopa is too strong for me.
Carbidopa/Levodopa - My brother has Parkinson's and takes 1.5 tablets 6 times a day. He recently has
Posted 28 Sep 2015 by • 1 answer
... been getting severe pain in his limbs and head. Is this connected to the drug. He says it happens about twice a year, but he has had two attacks today, and several in the past week. There seems to be a connection with alcohol, although he does not have very much, like half a can of beer or a ...
Posted 20 Nov 2015 by • 1 answer
I was taking Mucuna Pruriens for depression. Now my doctor gave me prescription for Eglonyl (Sulpiride). He didn't warned me, but I found online that I should not take levodopa (Mucuna Pruriens) simultaneously with Eglonyl (Sulpiride). How long should I wait between Mucuna P and Eglonyl? ...
Posted 20 Oct 2015 by • 0 answers
Posted 22 May 2015 by • 1 answer