Carbidopa-Levodopa

TomBerdine's Carbidopa-Levodopa History (Ongoing)
3 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily Dec 01, 2009 - Jan 01, 2010
4 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily Jan 01 - Nov 13, 2010
4 x 50 mg-200 mg Daily Nov 13, 2010 - Last Update

TomBerdine's Carbidopa-Levodopa is for…

  • Stiffness/Spasticity
  • Slowness
  • Parkinson's Disease

TomBerdine has not reported any side effects for Carbidopa-Levodopa.

Evaluations


Nov 13, 2010

Dosage
4 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Slowness)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips
Have used some form of LDOPA since day one in 2000. Have used it in the following forms: 1. SINEMET 25/100 up too 8x daily 2. SINEMET CR 50/20 up to 6X daily 3. Generic LDOPA 25/100 *DR Jill changed this order to brand name only 4. Generic LDOPA CR 50/200 *DR Jill changed this order to brand name only 5. Neupro (Patch) I did very well on the patch and then they pulled it off the market. 6. PARCOPA 25/100
Cost
< $25 monthly

Aug 1, 2010

Dosage
4 x 25 mg-100 mg Daily
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Parkinson's Disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Slowness)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all 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.