Top
10
Doctor insights on: Sinemet Nausea

Share
1

1
What happens if I take carbidopa and levodopa?

What happens if I take carbidopa and levodopa?

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 NOT have Parkinson's?? ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
45 doctors shared insights

Sinemet (Definition)

Sinemet is a dopamine affecting agent which is a kind of anti-Parkinson's drug ...Read more


2

2
Please describe the medication: sinemet (carbidopa and levodopa)?

Please describe the medication: sinemet (carbidopa and levodopa)?

Carbidopa/levodopa: Sinemet (carbidopa and levodopa) is a combination drug that contains Carbidopa and levodopa. It is most commonly prescribed for parkinson's disease but may also be prescribed for other conditions including restless legs syndrome. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
3

3
What is the typical dosage of sinemet (carbidopa and levodopa) cr?

What is the typical dosage of sinemet (carbidopa and levodopa) cr?

Sinemet-CR: This has to be determined by careful titration thru your doctor. Initial dose is usually 50-200. Consult your Neurologist. ...Read more

4

4
What does sinemet (carbidopa and levodopa) consist of and what is cr?

What does sinemet (carbidopa and levodopa) consist of and what is cr?

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 more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
I took 9 sinemet (carbidopa and levodopa) tablet a day, is that to much?

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 well, then you should be ok. ...Read more

7

7
What is the maximum dosage per day for Sinemet (carbidopa and levodopa) tablets?

What is the maximum dosage per day for Sinemet (carbidopa and levodopa) tablets?

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 Comtan (entacapone). Problem with going too high with L-DOPA is incidence of dyskinesias. ...Read more

9

9
Is generic sinemet (carbidopa and levodopa) cr is not effective as the branded version?

Is generic sinemet (carbidopa and levodopa) cr is not effective as the branded version?

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

10

10
Can I get levadopa without the carbidopa that's added in sinemet (carbidopa and levodopa)?

Not recommended: Carbidopa allows Levodopa to hit your Central Nervous system better as the form prevents Levodopa being degraded in your GI tract. Levodopa alone will result in much less useful effect and likely not beneficial in relieving Parkinsonism. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. James Dukelow
39 doctors shared insights

Carbidopa And Levodopa (Definition)

Carbidopa|levodopa is an ear drop which is a kind of ...Read more


Dr. Stephen Noga
1,712 doctors shared insights

Nausea (Definition)

Nausea is the sensation of having ...Read more