Drug interactions between carbidopa / levodopa and Lexapro
Interactions between your drugs
There were no interactions found in our database between carbidopa / levodopa and Lexapro - however, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
carbidopa / levodopa
- Carbidopa / levodopa is in the drug class dopaminergic antiparkinsonism agents.
- Carbidopa / levodopa is used to treat the following conditions:
- Lexapro is a member of the drug class selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors.
- Lexapro is used to treat the following conditions:
Drug and food interactions
Applies to: carbidopa / levodopa
Alcohol can increase the nervous system side effects of levodopa such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience impairment in thinking and judgment. You should avoid or limit the use of alcohol while being treated with levodopa. You may experience reduced effectiveness of levodopa in the presence of foods or enteral (tube) feedings with a high protein content. This may make the symptoms of Parkinson's disease worse. Talk with your doctor or nutrition counselor about the best foods to eat while you are taking this medication. Contact your doctor if your condition changes.
Applies to: Lexapro (escitalopram)
Alcohol can increase the nervous system side effects of escitalopram such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience impairment in thinking and judgment. You should avoid or limit the use of alcohol while being treated with escitalopram. Do not use more than the recommended dose of escitalopram, and avoid activities requiring mental alertness such as driving or operating hazardous machinery until you know how the medication affects you. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions or concerns.
Therapeutic duplication warnings
No therapeutic duplications were found for your selected drugs.
Drug Interaction Classification
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Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.