Tag: levodopa side effects

Stalevo – levodopa/carbidopa/entacapone uses, dose and side effects

Stalevo contains three active substances ( levodopa , carbidopa and entacapone) in a film-coated tablet. Stalevo is used to treat Parkinson’s disease .

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Sinemet – Carbidopa / Levodopa uses, dose and side effects

Sinemet contains a combination of levodopa and carbidopa for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease . Levodopa is almost identical to dopamine , a substance found in the brain and spinal cord where it helps in the transmission of impulses between nerve cells. Too little dopamine can cause symptoms that are the same as in Parkinson’s disease , such as tremors, muscle stiffness, slow movements, difficulty keeping balance. Treatment with levodopa increases the amount of dopamine , thereby reducing these symptoms.

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Sastravi – Levodopa / carbidopa / entacapone uses, dose and side effects

Sastravi contains three active substances ( levodopa , carbidopa and entacapone) in a film-coated tablet. Sastravi is used to treat Parkinson’s disease .

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Madopark – Levodopa / benserazide uses, dose and side effects

The cause of the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease is a lack of dopamine in certain parts of the brain. Dopamine is a substance that transmits nerve signals.

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Levocar – Levodopa / carbidopa uses, dose and side effects

Levocar is used to treat Parkinson’s disease . It reduces the “off” time (sudden muscle stiffness that can last for minutes or even hours) if you are treated with levodopa alone , tablets with levodopa / decarboxylase inhibitors with immediate release (eg carbidopa) and if you have sudden uncontrolled movements .

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Lecigon – Levodopa / carbidopamonohydrate / entacapone uses, dose and side effects

Lecigon is used to treat Parkinson’s disease . It is used in severe illness when oral drugs (drugs taken by mouth) have not given sufficient effect.

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Flexilev – Levodopa / Carbidopa uses, dose and side effects

5 mg / 1.25 mg dispersible tablets for dose dispensing
levodopa / carbidopa

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Duodopa – Levodopa – Carbidopamon Monohydrate uses, dose and side effects

Duodopa belongs to a group of medicines for Parkinson’s disease.. Duodopa is a gel that goes via a pump and a probe into the gastrointestinal tract (small intestine). Gel one contains two active substances:

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