carbidopa


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car·bi·do·pa

 (kär′bĭ-dō′pə)
n.
A drug, C10H14N2O4, that increases the availability of L-dopa to the brain and is administered with L-dopa to treat Parkinson's disease.

[Alteration of carbo- + dopa.]
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carbidopa

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Duodopa is the brand name for a drug called Carbidopa Monohydrate/Levodopa.
L-dopa used to be used in Parkinson's but had to be mixed with carbidopa to control the nausea.
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When I asked my doctor what would help, he said try this: Carbidopa 25 mg with Levodopa 100 mg, both in one little tablet.
Savery E Amantadine and a fixed combination of levodopa and carbidopa in the treatment of Parkinson's disease.
In June 2003, Orion Pharma received the Marketing Authorization from FDA for Stalevo, a new treatment of PD, which combines levodopa and carbidopa with entacapone in one tablet.
5 mg/day of pramipexole, 75-150 mg of carbidopa, and 300-600 mg of levodopa.
In the 1970s, the original medication was combined with a second drug, carbidopa, and called Sinemet; the combination drug remains a staple treatment.
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