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Lodosyn

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

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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 biosynthesis...

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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.

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