Carbidopa-Levodopa (Sinemet)

Indications

  • Parkinson’s Disease (see Parkinson’s Disease, [[Parkinsons Disease]]): Carbidopa-Levodopa is the best medication for Parkinson’s disease

Pharmacology

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Administration

  • PO: ramp up dose slowly

Dose Adjustment

  • Hepatic
  • Renal

Adverse Effects

Gastrointestinal Adverse Effects

Neurologic Adverse Effects

  • Dyskinesia
  • Hallucinations (see Delirium, [[Delirium]])
  • Headache (see Headache, [[Headache]])

Toxicologic Adverse Effects

Other Adverse Effects

  • Fatigue

References

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