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??

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Taking Stalevo (carbidopa and levodopa and entacapone) 125X6, Requip 6mg X2. What sinus medicine can I take?

Hard to know. Are you referring to prescription medication or over the counter formulations? Do you have a specific one in mind? You can also ask your local pharmacist and they should be able to help you answer this question. Read more...

Is it safe to take stalevo (carbidopa and levodopa and entacapone) while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Probably not. This medication is used to treat the effects of parkinson's disease. It does cross the placenta. It is listed as a category c which means there is not a lot of data about its use during human pregnancy, but it did cause deformities in lab animals when used at concentration far higher than what is used in humans. So, it should be used only if benefit to mom outweighs potential risks. Read more...