Carbidopa-Levodopa

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

Dosage
6 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Sleeplessness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
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.