What is Stalevo 75?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Carbidopa-Entacapone-Levodopa

Stalevo® 75 is a brand name for a combination of the drugs Levodopa 75 mg, carbidopa 18.75 mg, and entacapone 200 mg. Levodopa is the precursor to dopamine, carbidopa slows the breakdown of levodopa, while entacapone improves the efficacy of levodopa.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Stalevo 75

Side effect Patients
Vertigo 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Stalevo 75

Dosage Patients
18.75 mg-200 mg-75 mg daily 1
4 x 18.75 mg-200 mg-75 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Stalevo 75

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 2
Other 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 4 patients who've stopped taking Stalevo 75

Duration

Currently taking Stalevo 75

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 2

Stopped taking Stalevo 75

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 2
6 months - 1 year 1
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 3

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Stalevo 75 after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Ropinirole (Requip) 1
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2 patient evaluations for Stalevo 75

Dec 15, 2012 (Started Jul 12, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for walking problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 x 18.75 mg-200 mg-75 mg Daily

Jun 30, 2012 (Started Jul 12, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for walking problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 x 18.75 mg-200 mg-75 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 13, 2009 (Started Nov 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (vertigo)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: vertigo

  • 1 helpful mark
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