What is DuoDopa?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Carbidopa-Levodopa

Duodopa is a combination of levodopa and carbidopa, dispersed as a viscous gel. Using a patient-operated portable pump, the drug is continuously delivered via a tube directly into the upper small intestine, where it is rapidly absorbed.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

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

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with DuoDopa

Side effect Patients
Constipation 1
Dystonia 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking DuoDopa

Dosage Patients
1,100 mg daily 1

Duration

Currently taking DuoDopa

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
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 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for DuoDopa.