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Levodopa

Levodopa Information

Levodopa Benefits & Uses

Levodopa is used to treat the following -

Levodopa Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Levodopa

Levodopa

Levodopa Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Levodopa is used -

  1. Orthostatic Hypotension (Sudden Lowering of Blood Pressure on Standing)
  2. Constipation Moderate
  3. Erythema
  4. Chest Pain Moderate
  5. Nausea or vomiting
  6. Headache Common
  7. Infection
  8. Rash
  9. Back Pain Mild
  10. Paresthesia
  11. Dizziness Common
  12. Anxiety Common
  13. Dry Mouth Common
  14. Insomnia Mild
  15. Dyspepsia
  16. Diarrhoea

Levodopa Related Warnings

Is the use of Levodopa safe for pregnant women?

Moderate

Is the use of Levodopa safe during breastfeeding?

Mild

What is the effect of Levodopa on the Kidneys?

Mild

What is the effect of Levodopa on the Liver?

Mild

What is the effect of Levodopa on the Heart?

Mild

Severe Interaction of Levodopa with Other Drugs

Levodopa should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Asenapine

Atenolol

Atorvastatin

Chlorpheniramine,Paracetamol,Phenylephrine

    Amiloride

    Levodopa Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Levodopa unless your doctor advises you to do so -

    1. Arrhythmia
    2. Low Blood Pressure (Hypotension)
    3. Asthma
    4. Depression
    5. Suicidal Tendency
    6. Diabetes

    Frequently asked Questions about Levodopa

    Is this Levodopa habit forming or addictive?

    Yes

    Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

    Dangerous

    Is it safe?

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

    Is it able to treat mental disorders?

    Yes

    Levodopa Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    Interaction between Food and Levodopa

    Mild

    Interaction between Alcohol and Levodopa

    Severe
    This medicine data has been created by -
    Dr. Md Saadullah
    M.Pharma, Other
    0 Years of Experience
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    Vikas Chauhan
    B.Pharma, Other
    1 Years of Experience
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