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See below: Sinemet® (carbidopa-levodopa) is a combination of Carbidopa and Levodopa for the treatment of parkinson's disease and syndrome.Sinemet® cr (carbidopa-levodopa) is a sustained-release combination of Carbidopa and Levodopa for the treatment of parkinson's disease and syndrome. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Very safe: This medicine has been out for forty years and has been a miracle drug for pd patients. There are potential issues for people who have been on it for a long time or at high doses (ie fluctuations, dyskinesias), but nearly every pd patient who goes on it feels better. It will not damage your liver, kidneys or any other organ. Because of the above issues, it may not be the first med used in pd. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
On sinemet 2 times per day 62.5. I want off this to try other alternatives first how do I safely do this. I do not agree
with my diagnosis of pd.?
See your doctor: If you can't find any common ground then it's best to part ways and find a physician you feel mors comfortable with. That said, you should negotiate a time period during which you can try alternatives before resuming orthodox therapy. Your doctor will help wean you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When switching from regular Sinemet to CR, do you need to add little more CR to achieve the same dose of the regular Sinemet?
Dosages : Dosages are adjusted for the specific needs of each patient - there is no standard dose for any specific time period. Sinemet comes in carbadopa-levodopa doses of 10-100, 25-250, and 25-100. These can be combined and given at various times throughout the day to best relieve the symptoms of parkinson's disease. If you are not sure of your dose or the dose of someone you are caring for, you need to call the doctor that prescribed the medication to clarify. Good luck! ...Read more
It depends: Because of cost considerations its worth trying it for a while. Watch for peak dose dyskinesis and dose failures or wearing off. ...Read more
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