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Lodosyn (carbidopa)

Prescription only
Treats Parkinson's disease when given with levodopa.

Lodosyn (carbidopa) enhances the effect of levodopa. It cannot relieve symptoms of Parkinson's disease when taken by itself.

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Upsides
  • Extra doses of Lodosyn (carbidopa) allows you to get more out of levodopa, especially in later stages of the disease.
  • It is available in a combination pill with levodopa once you find the right dose that works for you.
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Downsides
  • Your doctor may need to change the dose of Lodosyn (carbidopa) frequently before finding the right dose.
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Used for
  • Hyperprolactinemia
Dosage forms
  • Pill
  • Pill
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Side effects
The Lodosyn (carbidopa) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
The Dostinex (Cabergoline) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
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