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Syndopa Cr

what is the difference between Syndopa CR & Syndopa Plus? ## It is requested to let me know the side effects of Syndopa Plus medicine. My father-in-law is suffering from Alzerma and doctor has prescribed the said medicine. By taking this medicine, is patient felt drowsiness? Or any other effect. Please let me know. Rajesh ## They both contain Levodopa and Carbidopa, however.... In the Plus, the doses are 100mg and 25mgs respectively. The CR is a time released formulation and it offers an additional dosage of 50mgs and 200mgs, in addition to the dosage listed above. Learn more Levodopa details here. Learn more Carbidopa details here. And side effects may include: nausea, dizziness and drowsiness. Are there any other questions? ## My father is suffering from Parkinson's for the la...

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whats shelf life of carbi levodopa 25 100

what is the shelf like of carbi/levodopa 25/100 arlene ## Hello, Arlene! How are you? If they are in a bottle as dispensed by your pharmacy, tablets expire one year from the date they were dispensed to you, because they are then exposed to the elements that cause degradation. If they are in the originally factory sealed bottle, they are usually good for at least 3 years, from the date of sealing. This medication is most commonly used to treat the symptoms of Parkinson's Disease and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, hypotension and vivid dreams. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Hi , now that Synaptic Forte is no longer available. Is there a replacement that is as good as Synaptic. Thanks

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take one tablet ( levodopa) times a day

What is the best time to drink my medicine?I need to drink my levodopa ( for Parkinson ) 5 times a day 1 tablet. Is it 24 hours divine 5 ? Is like every 5 hours i need to take my medicine?If i take my medicine 8 am , 1pm,6pm, 11pm and 4 am is it right? But i do not want to wake up 4 am in the morning to drink medicine, because i need to eat first and then after 30 minutes i can drink my medicine. What can i do?

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Taking Syndopa, Premipex and Pacitane

I was on the following medication: Syndopa, Premipex and Pacitane. I stopped for a year and a half, then restarted. What is the proper way to take these medications in conjunction with one another and how much of a time gap should be given before each dose?

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difficulty facing with levodopa and carbidopa

My wife is suffering from PD in the age of 36 year and the doctor was advised syndopa plus, but after three years she has develop adverse effects like dyskinesia,muscle stiffness, difficulty in speech,depression,some time the drug is not responding, need your valuable suggestion. ## She's perhaps needing an increase of Syndopa+ frequency. Check with neuro doctor :) ## I am suffering from writers cramp from 15 yrs. Pl. suggest me for cure

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levodopa and carbidopa

What are the risks of combining these two drugs with LUMIGAN, ELIPTIC AND DUOTRAN (prescribed for glaucoma)? ## Hello, Colleen! How are you? Generally, they all increase the effects of each other, thus the dosages should be carefully calculated by your doctor and they should be monitoring you regularly to stave off any problems. The U.S. FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache and drowsiness. Is there anything else I can help with?

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Is there any difference between levAdopa and levOdopa

Is there any difference besides spelling between levAdopa and levOdopa? ## Hello, David! How are you? No, one has just been spelled wrong. The correct spelling is Levodopa. This medication may cause side effects, such as hypotension, nausea, disorientation and hair loss. Is there anything else I can help with?

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levodopa and tramadol combination

what are the effects of tramadol combined with levodopa? Tq. Bil O. ## Hello, Billy! How are you? I didn't find any interactions or problems listed between these two medications, but you should double check with your doctor or pharmacist to be certain. Is there anything else I can help with?

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Lavodopa

I have talked to several people who have said that they did not have good results when they were switched from the brand to the generic. I am having trouble with walking. I think maybe I could be having trouble because I am using the generic, Have you seen patients that have had similar complaints? Thanks ## Hi, Ginger! Sorry about the problem that you're having. There are always people that have problems with generics, because there can be fluctuations in the amount of the active ingredient, when switching from the name brand to the generic. It doesn't affect everyone, but some people are sensitive to any change, or it can occur if you were taking the name brand for a very long time. Learn more Levodopa details here. Have you tried asking your doctor to prescribe it as the bran...

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yellow pill 10025

Front of oblong yellow pill. APO Number on the back of the pill 10025 ## Hi Joan, Based on my research, an oval yellow tablet, scored, with "100 25" on one side and "APO" engraved on the other, is identified as Apo-Levocarb from Canada, containing: Levodopa (100mg) + Carbidopa (25mg). DIN (Drug Identification Number): 02195941 Inactive ingredients: croscarmellose sodium D&C Yellow No. 10 Aluminum Lake magnesium stearate microcrystalline cellulose sorbitol The combination of levodopa and carbidopa is used to treat the symptoms of Parkinson's disease and Parkinson's-like symptoms. You can learn more about this drug on the page for Carbidopa + Levodopa Details I hope this info helps!

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Carbo/Levo Manufacturer

I need to know who is the manufacturer of this medication? My dad uses this medication for Parkinson's related tremors. ## How long does it take for carbo/levo to get into your system and take effect? Is this a time released medication? ## In regards to the first question for anyone looking for information in the future: Without knowing more details, such as the markings on them, there is no way for anyone to tell you who the manufacturer is, since this is a generic that is made by several different companies. Thus, if that's the information you need, you'll have to include more details in your post, preferably any markings that are on the tablets. As to how long it takes to start working, most tablets take about 15 to 20 minutes, once ingested. However, it will take about 4...

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Side effects from Carblevo

Has anyone elese experienced numbness in there feet and freezing of legs? It has been happening to me about 1 hour before I take my meds. Medication seems t be lasting only about 5 hours. Is this normal? I am also taking Mirepex with the Carblevo. Any input would be appreciated. ## Hi Catrina, My findings state that there are potentially unsafe interactions between these two drugs. Quoted below are the precautions you should be aware of: "Using levodopa together with pramipexole may increase the effects of levodopa. Contact your doctor if you experience nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, weakness, fainting, confusion, hallucinations, muscle twitching, and agitation. If your doctor does prescribe these medications together, you may need a dose adjustment or special test to safely use both m...

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What Is Levi Carbidopi

THE MEDICATION IS FOR PARKINSONB ## Hey George, From what I could gather, Levodopa is in a class of medications called central nervous system agents. It works by being converted to dopamine in the brain. Carbidopa is in a class of medications called decarboxylase inhibitors. It works by preventing levodopa from being broken down before it reaches the brain. This allows for a lower dose of levodopa, which causes less nausea and vomiting. Learn More: Carbidopa + Levodopa Details I hope this helps!

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Carb/ Levo 10/100

need to know about side efects of 10 mg carb levo, whether it shows up as opiate or what category? taking it for RLS and am drug tested frequently for probation and child custody. I have to let them know before hand what will be in my system. ## Hi Rachel, For a full list of possible adverse effects, I would recommend taking a look at the link below (and scrolling down to section on Side Effects): As far as drug testing goes, the user guidelines indicate that before having any laboratory test, tell your doctor and the laboratory personnel that you are taking levodopa and carbidopa. Levodopa and carbidopa can cause false results in urine tests for sugar (Clinistix, Clinitest, and TesTape) and ketones (Acetest, Ketostix, and Labstix). Unfortunately, these were all the details that I could...

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Carb / Levo Er 50 200 Tab Half Life And Absorption Rate

what is the effective half life and absorption rate expected for carb/levo extended release 50/200 mg tab mylan? ## Elimination half-life of levodopa in the presence of carbidopa is about 1.5 hours. Following Carbidopa and Levodopa extended-release, the apparent half-life of levodopa may be prolonged because of continuous absorption. The extended-release formulation releases levodopa and carbidopa over a 4-6 hour period. I'm not quite sure what this equates to in terms of half life. But to be safe I would estimate the half-life to last an extra couple hours. As far as absorption rate goes, the extended release tabs have a bioavailability rate of 0.70 to 0.75. The approx. amount of bioavailable Levodopa in each tab is 140 to 150mg out of the 200mg pill. I hope this helps!

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What Are The Side Effects Of Apo Levocarb

Will this pill cause halucinations? I keep waking up and seeing real life characters like cats or people, i ask them something and they disappear. ## Have you consulted your doctor? This contains Levodopa and Carbidopa. The Levodopa is known to cause some confusion and disorientation. It could be that it is having an adverse effect on your, or you may be on too high of a dosage.

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What Is The Brandname For Generic Dopalevo

I Just need to know the namr4 of the dug thyat dopa/levo is a generic for. ## Where are you located? There are quite a few brand names for Levodopa, such as Sinemet, Parcopa, Atamet, Stalevo and others. It is commonly, by itself, or with other drugs, to treat the symptoms of Parkinson's Disease and some other conditions.

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side affects of Madopar tablets

Used for Parkins Desiase ## Madopar contains the active ingredients Levodopa and Benserazide, it is most commonly used to treat Parkinson's Disease. Side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, hypotension and auditory hallucinations. Read more: Do you have any other questions?

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