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

Posted 27 Mar 2012 by dennyuno 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 ...

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

Posted 9 Jun 2018 by WendyCollier 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 ...

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

Posted 3 Dec 2016 by amphetadifinal 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 ...

Parkinson's Dpression & Nortriptyline?

Posted 2 Dec 2015 by mistys10 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, ...

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

Posted 15 Jul 2016 by Tinas man 3 answers

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

My mother is taking Carbi-Levodopa (Sinemet) for Parkinson's. Can it cause SIADH?

Posted 29 Oct 2009 by PenCano 1 answer

It is for hyponatremia and is being worked up as a case of SIADH. What can we substitute for the drug then since Sinemet can cause SIADH? Please help us how to treat my mother.

Are seizures a side effect of Carbidopa/Levodopa?

Posted 2 Jan 2012 by ThereseML 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 & ...

Carbidopa/Levodopa - I take Clonazepam, I was wondering if this medicine was in the same family?

Posted 15 Apr 2013 by alan431965 2 answers

I take Clonazepam, I was wondering if Carcidopa levodopa is in the same family? does it work the same as Clonazepam?

Carbidopa/Levodopa - can u take this medication while been pregnant?

Posted 25 Jan 2014 by sugenipr 2 answers

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

Anxiety Attacks - Is it Parkinson's or the Medications?

Posted 31 Mar 2014 by rose05 2 answers

I'm on Aplenzin 348mg. Which is a antidepressant. I'm also on Carbidopa Levodopa. I've been having some anxiety attacks. Is it from one of these medicines. Its so debilitating I can't control it at all. Any suggestions! Thank you.

Is it safe to take levodopa/carbidopa alongside amphetamines?

Posted 4 Aug 2017 by shew288 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 ...

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

Posted 31 Oct 2009 by sfsiii 1 answer

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

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