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How does Carbidopa prevent the breakdown of levodopa in the bloodstream and not in the brain?

Posted 11 Jun 2016 by JBryan1967 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?

I am a 74 year old male whio has been diagnosed with Parkinson' for the last 7 yrs and who's?

Posted 21 Dec 2011 by LouH 1 answer

... speaking ability has dramatically declined in the last 3 yrs. It is difficult to chew food with or without dentures in place and also swallowing. I take Carbidopa-Levo (1 1/2 pills 4X a day) and it was thought that the Carbidopa-Levo was causing a dyskinesia (tongue thrusting) but once I was ...

Martin has Lewy Bodies from Parkinsons Disease, he is on Carbidopa , Aricept, Azilect, Effexor?

Posted 22 Feb 2011 by ARTFOCUS 3 answers

Seroquel, Comtan and vitamins, D, Folic Acid, B12. He has become combative and sometime violent, danger to his caretakers and himself. What to do?

My mother was prescribed Transderm-Scop - off-label use. She is very altered. Is this a side effect?

Posted 20 Oct 2010 by fmcfsme 1 answer

I've noticed the first day the patch is applied she's very altered. Is this a side effect of long term use?

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