Carbilev

Active Ingredient(s): Carbidopa + Levodopa
FDA Approved: * June 10, 2005
Pharm Company: * RANBAXY
Category: Parkinsons

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



Carbilev Overview

Carbidopa/levodopa, also known as levocarb and co-careldopa, is the combination of the two medications carbidopa and levodopa.[1] It is primarily used to manage the symptoms of Parkinson's disease but does not change the course of the disease.[1] It is taken by mouth.[1] It can take two to three weeks of treatment before benefits are seen.[2] Each dose then begins working in about ten minutes with a duration of effect of about fi...

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Interaction of Nuzak with other medication

Dear Dr. I have a bad neck condition: p had a fusion and prosthesis implanted above the fusion. The prosthesis has "collapsed" causing pain. I'm on Nuzak 40mg mornings plus E|pitec 10mg at night. I have trouble sleeping. I'm also taking blood pressure & cholesterol medication. Could there be an interaction between the medication? ## Hello, Elize! How are you? Can you please post back with the names of all of the medications you take, so I can check for you? I can't check just by knowing the grouping. Thank you! ## Can i take carbilev 25/100 with nuzzak? ## Sorry i said nuzzak, should be nuzak

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carbilev side affects and treatment

I have been on carbilev since January 2013., although not diagnosed with parkinsons the neurologist is treating me for it. I have now been diagnosed with skin cancer after they removed a wart, this wart appeared in December 2013, removed in February 2014 I am now booked for a CT scan. In the meantime I have a very itchy scalp seamingly the result of dandruff which I have never had a problem with. My arms and legs are weak I have bad balance and very bad gait leaning forward, shuffle when I walk. I am 64 years old turning 65 in November I live in South Africa. r d

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spasms in feet with neuropathy

Hi, I suffer severly with neuropathy and spasms in my feet and calf muscles,I also have severe rheumatoid arthritis, therefore in a lot of pain.Today I have been given Carbilev for the 1st time..is there anyone who has used this drug for these problems...if so, have they helped. thanks ## I have been diagnosed with neuropathy in the feet. I have experienced severe cramps in the inner thighs, mostly seemingly controlled with the use of Tonic Water. Also, lately, I have severly painful spasms in the arch area of the right foot. These occur almost entirely when laying down. The pain is almost unbearable. I also have arthritis in a few areas. I underwent surgery for spinal stenosis in early January. Wnat's going on????

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CARBILEV

I HAVE RESTLESS LEG SYNDROME WHICH IS FAIRLY BAD - I AM IN MY EARLY 50'S - I WAS PUT ON CARBILEV AROUND THREE TO FOUR MONTHS AGO - IT WAS WONDERFUL FOR THE FIRST TWO MONTHS, BUT NOW THERE ARE ALL KINDS OF SIDE EFFECTS!!! NAUSEA / HEADACHES / WORSENED RLS / BAD SLEEPING PATTERN / TERRIBLE MOOD SWINGS / I COULD GO ON!!! STOP THEM NOW!!! I HAVE!!! ## I COULD NOT AGREE WITH YOU MORE THE NAUSEA IS HELL

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increased dosage causing weak legs and breathing d

have been diagnosed with parkinsons about 2 yrs ago. the doctor prescribed 100mg carbilev. now has increased it to 250mg causing breathing problems and very weak legs. is the increase too high and sudden. causing lots of falling

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Carbidopa + Levodopa
  • Capsule, Extended Release: 23.75mg + 95mg, 36.25mg + 145mg, 48.75mg + 195mg, 61.25mg + 245mg
  • Suspension: 4.63mg + 20mg, 4.63mg/ml + 20mg/ml
  • Tablet: 10mg + 100mg, 25mg + 100mg, 25mg + 250mg, 50mg + 200mg
  • Tablet, Extended Release: 25mg + 100mg, 50mg + 200mg
  • Tablet, For Suspension: 10mg + 100mg, 25mg + 100mg, 25mg + 250mg
  • Tablet, Orally Disintegrated: 10mg + 100mg, 25mg + 100mg, 25mg + 250mg
  • Tablet, Orally Disintegrating: 10mg + 100mg, 25mg + 100mg, 25mg + 250mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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CARBILEV
I HAVE RESTLESS LEG SYNDROME WHICH IS FAIRLY BAD - I AM IN MY EARLY 50'S - I WAS PUT ON CARBILEV AROUND THREE TO FOU... 1 reply
carbilev side affects and treatment
I have been on carbilev since January 2013., although not diagnosed with parkinsons the neurologist is treating me for i...






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