Lodosyn

Active Ingredient(s): Carbidopa
FDA Approved: * April 25, 1977
Pharm Company: * BRISTOL MYERS SQUIBB
Category: Parkinsons

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Lodosyn Overview

Carbidopa (Lodosyn) is a drug given to people with Parkinson's disease in order to inhibit peripheral metabolism of levodopa. This property is significant in that it allows a greater proportion of peripheral levodopa to cross the blood–brain barrier for central nervous system effect. Contents 1 Pharmacology 2 Uses 3 References 4 External links Pharmacology Carbidopa inhibits aromatic-L-amino-acid decarboxylase (DOPA Decarboxylase or DDC),[1] an enzyme important in the biosyn...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbidopa

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Carbidopa
  • Tablet: 25mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Lodosyn: (2 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0179-0125 Lodosin 25 mg Oral Tablet by Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
  • 25010-711 Lodosin 25 mg Oral Tablet by Aton Pharma, Inc

Other drugs which contain Carbidopa or a similar ingredient: (12 results)