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  1. The combination of levodopa and carbidopa is used to treat the symptoms of Parkinson's disease and Parkinson's-like symptoms that may develop after ... a natural substance usually found in the brain. Levodopa is in a class of medications called central ...
  2. ... sharing features on this page, please enable JavaScript. Levodopa May Beat Newer Meds for Long-Term Parkinson's ... in The Lancet finds that the dopamine drug levodopa still outperforms newer medications for the long-term ...
  3. ... Free Materials Today Science News Novel Formulation of Levodopa May Ease Parkinson’s Symptoms with Fewer Pills - Mar ... disease (PD) who took a new formulation of levodopa tablets three times a day had more constant ...
  4. Levodopa Shows Slight Edge as Initial Treatment for Parkinson’s - Jun 10 2014 People who took levodopa (which is usually prescribed as Sinemet®) as their ... indicate that those who started PD treatment with levodopa reported slightly better results than those who began ...
  5. ... control, and balance) in people who are taking levodopa and carbidopa combination (Sinemet). Selegiline may help people with Parkinson's disease by decreasing the dose of levodopa/carbidopa needed to control symptoms, stopping the effects ...
  6. ... methyltransferase (COMT). It is used in combination with levodopa and carbidopa (Sinemet) to treat the end-of- ... off' symptoms of Parkinson's disease. Entacapone helps the levodopa and carbidopa work better by allowing more of ...
  7. What Are Some Common Nutritional Concerns for People with PD? (National Parkinson Foundation, Inc.)  
    ... if you are experiencing anything unusual. 6. Protein-levodopa interaction One of the more important medications used to treat PD is levodopa. However, levodopa must compete for absorption from the ...
  8. Tolcapone is used in combination with levodopa and carbidopa to treat the signs and symptoms of Parkinson's disease.This medication is sometimes prescribed for other uses; ask your doctor ...
  9. Parkinson's Disease: Hope through Research From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)  
    ... with PD-related depression may be prescribed antidepressants. Levodopa. The cornerstone of therapy for PD is the drug levodopa (also called L-dopa). Nerve cells can use ...
  10. ... therapy for PD is replacement of dopamine via levodopa (also called L-dopa, from the full name ... a combination of both. Introduced in the 1960s, levodopa relieves many troublesome symptoms of PD, extending the ...
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