Carbidopa-Levodopa

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daughters4's Carbidopa-Levodopa History (Stopped)
25 mg-100 mg Daily Apr 18 - Jun 25, 2011
6 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily Jun 25, 2011 - Jan 18, 2012
Stopped Doctor's advice Jan 18, 2012
Stopped Doctor's advice Jan 18, 2012

daughters4's Carbidopa-Levodopa is for…

  • Parkinson's Disease

daughters4's side effects of Carbidopa-Levodopa…

  • Sleeplessness Apr 25, 2011

Evaluations


Jan 18, 2012

  • Perceived effectiveness for Parkinson's Disease: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 6 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

About Carbidopa-Levodopa (Prescription Drug)

Levodopa is a dopamine precursor used to treat the movement disorder symptoms of Parkinson's disease. Carbidopa is often included with levodopa-containing drugs in order to boost its efficacy by slowing down the metabolism of dopamine.

Learn more about Carbidopa-Levodopa in our Carbidopa-Levodopa Community Report.