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We found 12 questions associated with the 'Levodopa' topic.

I think I am taking too much levodopa, can you recommend how much to decrease my dose?

Posted 27 Mar 2012 3 answers

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 way too high and all the symptoms are there to indicate too high a dose. I am worried about reducing it now, and would like some wisdom as to the... read more

I just started Latuda last night after taking Seroquel for years. I immediately noticed my heart?

Posted 9 Jun 2018 2 answers

... rate stayed normal and I could swallow normally again. The problem is nervousness and the concern of taking it with carbadoopa/levodopa. I am having trouble sleeping and feel shaky though my hands are steady. I thought the night hot flashes were from my hysterectomy but that stopped with the... read more

Would combining a dopamine agonist(Mirapex,Levodopa) with amphetamine(adderall) be benefical?

Posted 3 Dec 2016 1 answer

My current situation is this, I am extremely confident that an increase in my Adderall dosage would be the most advantageous in treating my ADHD. Unfortunately my doctor did not agree but conceded that an additional pharmacological intervention targeting dopamine was warranted. Hence I am now... read more

Parkinson's Dpression & Nortriptyline?

Posted 2 Dec 2015 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,... read more

Carbidopa/Levodopa - I now take ropinerole and gabapentin for severe RLS. The side effects for me?

Posted 15 Jul 2016 3 answers

... are irritability , anxiety and grogginess. Has anyone switched to cabo/ levo and had less side effects?

Are seizures a side effect of Carbidopa/Levodopa?

Posted 2 Jan 2012 1 answer

After having a seizure (1st time) and ending up in the hospital ER, all tests were negative but the dr. mentioned that the seizure could be due to medication side effects of medication interactions. I'm on many meds for fibromyalgia, asthma, type II diabetes, chronic pain, insomnia &... read more

Is it safe to take levodopa/carbidopa alongside amphetamines?

Posted 4 Aug 2017 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... read more

Could baclofen on top be helpful in RLS?

Posted 16 Jan 2019 0 answers

A 72 year old patient undergoing hemodialysis 3 times a week suffers from severe RLS almost around the clock. Treatment with 2-3x 25 mg Pregabalin is not sufficient, and augmentation under Levodopa/Benserazid was seen. Also, topic Fentanyl 12ug/h is used against severe osteoarthritis and uremic... read more

Is Carbidopa Levodopa available to be used intravenously? Patient cannot take anything orally?

Posted 31 Oct 2009 1 answer

Patient has Parkinson Disease and a stomach blockage that prevents her from having solid food.

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