Levomet

Levomet

carbidopa + levodopa

Manufacturer:

Unison

Distributor:

Medline
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Per 100/25 tab Levodopa 100 mg, carbidopa 25 mg. Per 250/25 tab Levodopa 250 mg, carbidopa 25 mg
Indications/Uses
Parkinsonism.
Dosage/Direction for Use
125-275 mg tid titrated to individual needs.
Administration
Should be taken on an empty stomach: May be taken w/ meals if GI discomfort occurs.
Special Precautions
Not recommended for the treatment of drug-induced extrapyramidal reactions.
Adverse Reactions
Dyskinesia, dystonia & other involuntary movements. Hallucination.
Drug Interactions
Discontinue TCA, antihypertensives 2 wk prior to therapy.
ATC Classification
N04BA02 - levodopa and decarboxylase inhibitor ; Belongs to the class of dopa and dopa derivative dopaminergic agents. Used in the management of Parkinson's disease.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Levomet 100/25 tab
Packing/Price
10 × 10's
Form
Levomet 250/25 tab
Packing/Price
10 × 10's
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