Compare Dostinex vs. carbidopa / levodopa / entacapone

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Dostinex (Cabergoline)

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Treats Parkinson's disease.

Stalevo (carbidopa / levodopa / entacapone) is a good choice for Parkinson's disease, especially when carbidopa/levodopa starts losing its effect.

Upsides
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  • It combines three medicines into one pill so you don't have to take so many pills daily.
  • Stalevo (carbidopa / levodopa / entacapone) is available as a generic.
Downsides
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  • You would first start by taking Stalevo (carbidopa / levodopa / entacapone) as two different pills, carbidopa/levodopa and entacapone, before you get switched over to Stalevo (carbidopa / levodopa / entacapone).
  • It's less customizable since there are only a few fixed combinations available.
Used for
  • Hyperprolactinemia
Dosage forms
  • Pill
  • Pill
Price
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Side effects
The Dostinex (Cabergoline) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
9possible side effects
  • Difficulty controlling movements
    25%
  • Muscle spasm
    10%
  • Changes in urine color
    10%
  • Discolored urine
    10%
  • Muscle rigidity
    9%
  • Dizziness
    8%
  • Abdominal pain
    8%
  • Fatigue
    6%
  • Constipation
    6%
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Risks and warnings
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  • Stomach bleeding

    History of stomach ulcers

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