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INFORMATION ABOUT CARBIDOPA 10 MG + LEVODOPA 100 MG

CARBIDOPA 10 MG + LEVODOPA 100 MG uses

CARBIDOPA 10 MG + LEVODOPA 100 MG is a combination of two drugs: Carbidopa (Aromatic amino acid decarboxylase inhibitors) and Levodopa (Dopamine precursor). CARBIDOPA 10 MG + LEVODOPA 100 MG is used to treat symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.

Common side-effects

1) Nausea
2) Spasms
3) Twitching
4) Vomiting
5) Diarrhea

It is not necessary for all people to experience the above side-effects.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR CARBIDOPA 10 MG + LEVODOPA 100 MG

1. Take CARBIDOPA 10 MG + LEVODOPA 100 MG irrespective of meals.
2. You are strongly recommended to take CARBIDOPA 10 MG + LEVODOPA 100 MG in prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor/pharmacist.
3. Do not take CARBIDOPA 10 MG + LEVODOPA 100 MG if you have a condition known as narrow angle glaucoma (sudden build-up of pressure in the eye).
4. Do not take CARBIDOPA 10 MG + LEVODOPA 100 MG if you ever had/have skin cancer or if you have an unusual mole.
5. CARBIDOPA 10 MG + LEVODOPA 100 MG should not be given to patients suffering from severe mental disorder.
6. Keep your doctor informed about your health condition and medicines you are taking.
7. Inform your doctor if you have fits/convulsions.
8. Keep your doctor informed if you/had heart problems, heart attack, breathing or circulation problems.
9. Discuss with your doctor before taking CARBIDOPA 10 MG + LEVODOPA 100 MG specially if you are pregnant or breast feeding.
10. Be cautious while driving and engaging in activities which require mental and physical coordination. CARBIDOPA 10 MG + LEVODOPA 100 MG can cause sudden sleep attack or may make you feel very sleepy.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q) How does CARBIDOPA 10 MG + LEVODOPA 100 MG work?
A) CARBIDOPA 10 MG + LEVODOPA 100 MG is a combination of two drugs: Carbidopa (Aromatic amino acid decarboxylase inhibitors) and Levodopa (Dopamine precursor). Carbidopa slows the speed at which levodopa breaks down in the body thereby helps levodopa work more efficiently. Levodopa converts into dopamine and helps to improve the signs of Parkinson’s disease.

Q) What is Parkinson’s disease?
A) Parkinson’s disease is a nervous system disorder that affects movements. Symptoms include shaking (tremors), slowness of movements, and stiffness. These symptoms occur due to lack of dopamine (natural substance found in the brain).

Q) What food should I avoid while taking CARBIDOPA 10 MG + LEVODOPA 100 MG?
A) Avoid heavy meals while taking CARBIDOPA 10 MG + LEVODOPA 100 MG. Too much protein food such as eggs, meat, cheese and milk may alter the working of CARBIDOPA 10 MG + LEVODOPA 100 MG.

Q) Can I take CARBIDOPA 10 MG + LEVODOPA 100 MG with anti-depressants?
A) No, do not take CARBIDOPA 10 MG + LEVODOPA 100 MG with anti-depressant medicines such as Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAO’s). Maintaining a minimum gap of two weeks between CARBIDOPA 10 MG + LEVODOPA 100 MG and MAO’s is advised to avoid unpleasant side-effects. However, take CARBIDOPA 10 MG + LEVODOPA 100 MG with other medicines only after consulting your doctor.

Q) Does CARBIDOPA 10 MG + LEVODOPA 100 MG interfere with laboratory test results?
A) Yes, CARBIDOPA 10 MG + LEVODOPA 100 MG may affect some laboratory tests like blood or urine tests. Inform the person doing the tests that you are taking CARBIDOPA 10 MG + LEVODOPA 100 MG.

Q) Does CARBIDOPA 10 MG + LEVODOPA 100 MG cause orthostatic hypotension?
A) Yes, orthostatic hypotension could be a side-effect of CARBIDOPA 10 MG + LEVODOPA 100 MG. Orthostatic hypotension is a sudden dip in blood pressure leading to dizziness on standing. In that case do not try to stand up suddenly or start walking, instead lie down and get up slowly only when you feel better.

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