Madopar HBS 100/25 is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) levodopa + benserazide. On this page you will find out more about Madopar HBS 100/25, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: levodopa + benserazide
Information for medicine and pack size:
Madopar HBS 100/25 modified release capsule, 100
Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:
This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.
What this medicine is for
Parkinson's disease and parkinsonian symptoms including post-encephalitic and toxic forms, but excluding drug induced parkinsonism. MADOPAR HBS is indicated for patients presenting with all types of fluctuations in response (i.e. "peak dose dyskinesia" and "end of dose deterioration") and for better control of nocturnal symptoms.
Table of characteristics
A hard capsule with a powder blue opaque body printed "ROCHE" in red and a dark green opaque cap printed "ROCHE" in red.
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|Dosage Form||Capsule, hard|
|Route of administration||Oral|
100 capsules: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store below 30 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||Keep Container Tightly Closed/Airtight|
|Life time||3 Years|
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on 1 February 2018
The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.
Is this medication banned in sport?
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