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My neurologist put me on carbidopa + levodopa for my parkinson's symptoms. what should i expect?

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Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 23 years experience
Improvement: This medine works best for stiffness, then slowness of movement, then tremor. You need to be monitored for effectiveness and side effects by your doctor.
Dr. Christopher Wilson
Sleep Medicine 21 years experience
Better motor skills: Levodopa should really help your motor skills. Make sure you don't eat protein around your dosing or else you may not absorb it very well.

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Last updated Apr 24, 2015

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