Active ingredients: levodopa + carbidopa
What it is used for
Idiopathic parkinsonism, where standard formulations containing levodopa/carbidopa have produced inadequate control. Experience is limited with Sinemet CR in patients who have not been treated with levodopa before.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
- Store below 30 degrees Celsius
- Protect from Light
- Keep Container Tightly Closed/Airtight
- Protect from Moisture
- Shelf lifetime is 24 Months.
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Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
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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.
Consumer Medicines Information (CMI)
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Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems