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Sinemet 250/25 TM

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Active ingredients: levodopa + carbidopa

Pack: Sinemet 250/25 tablet, 100, bottle

Brand name

(ARTG)

: SINEMET 250/25 levodopa/carbidopa 250 mg/25 mg tablet bottle

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Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website

What this medicine is used for

(ARTG)

SINEMET 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. SINEMET frequently is helpful in the management of tremor, dysphagia, sialorrhoea and postural instability associated with Parkinson's disease and syndrome.

How to use this medicine

(ARTG)

This medicine contains one component only.

Component :

  • Tablet, uncoated
  • Oral
  • Light dapple blue oval tablet with 654 and a score line on one side and plain on the other.

Storage conditions

(ARTG)

  • Store below 30 degrees Celsius
  • Keep Container Tightly Closed/Airtight
  • Protect from Light
  • Protect from Moisture
  • Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.

Do I need a prescription ?

(ARTG)

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy ?

(AHT)

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.

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

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