Active ingredients: levodopa + carbidopa
What it is used for
APO-LEVODOPA/CARBIDOPA is indicated for the treatment of Parkinson's disease and syndrome. It is useful in relieving many of the symptoms of parkinsonism, particularly rigidity and bradykinesia. APO-LEVODOPA/CARBIDOPA frequently is helpful in the management of tremor, dysphagia, sialorrhoea and postural instability associated with Parkinson's disease and syndrome.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Protect from Light
- Protect from Moisture
- Shelf lifetime is 36 Months.
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Round, light yellow uncoated tablets with 'C' on one side and '19' on the other side.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient levodopa + carbidopa
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
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Reporting side effects
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