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Can levodopa reducing the brains ability to produce energy?
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
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In brief: L-dopa
Contrary. It raises brain Dopamine & helps parkinson.

In brief: L-dopa
Contrary. It raises brain Dopamine & helps parkinson.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Ken Starnes
General Practice
In brief: Should not.
Levodopa, which is a main drug in parkinson's, should - according to a quick literature search - if anything improve fatigue symptoms.
If you are experiencing any new or worsening symptoms after starting this or any drug, consult your neurologist.

In brief: Should not.
Levodopa, which is a main drug in parkinson's, should - according to a quick literature search - if anything improve fatigue symptoms.
If you are experiencing any new or worsening symptoms after starting this or any drug, consult your neurologist.
Ken Starnes
Ken Starnes
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