How it should be taken
It comes as a capsule to take by mouth, with food.
Dosage & When it is to be taken
PO- Per cap contains levodopa 100 mg and benserazide 25 mg: Initial: 1 cap 1-2 times/day. May increase if needed. Max: 12 caps/day.
When it is not to be taken (Contraindications)
Why it is prescribed (Indications)
This medication is a peripherally-acting aromatic L-amino acid decarboxylase (AAAD) or DOPA decarboxylase inhibitor, prescribed for Parkinson's syndrome.
Warnings and Precautions
Caution should be exercised in patients with history of unexplained skin spots, kidney disease, liver disease, heart disease, ulcers, stomach problems, increased eye pressure, psychiatric illness, depression, any allergy, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Store it at room temperature.