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Dr. Kristen Dall-winther
16 years experience in Family Medicine
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
See below: Carbidopa-levodopa is a generic medication for Parkinson's disease and helps dopamine brain connections. Why would you want to take this if you do NO ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
L-DOPA: Sinemet (carbidopa and levodopa) is a brand combination of l-dopa, the precursor of dopamine, and carbidopa, used to prolong the plasma level for exte ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Sinemet-CR: This has to be determined by careful titration thru your doctor. Initial dose is usually 50-200. Consult your Neurologist.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
See below: Sinemet® (carbidopa-levodopa) is a combination of Carbidopa and Levodopa for the treatment of parkinson's disease and syndrome.Sinemet® cr (carbidopa- ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Sinemet (carbidopa and levodopa): Combination of Levodopa & Carbidopa, for treating Parkinson's disease
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Sinemet (carbidopa and levodopa): Not sure what milligram each, but if that's what your doctor prescribed & your symptoms are under control & you are tolerating the medication ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Variable, but: In my experience, the maximum Sinemet (carbidopa and levodopa) dosing is the 25/250 tab four times daily, and if this seems to wear off, one can add C ... Read More
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Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience in Neurology
Yes: But the GI side effects would make it intolerable.
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A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience in Neurology
It depends: Because of cost considerations its worth trying it for a while. Watch for peak dose dyskinesis and dose failures or wearing off.
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