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Side effect(s) of Carbidopa-Levodopa

Read the side effects of Carbidopa-Levodopa as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Most common - Involuntary movements and nausea.

Body as a Whole - Chest pain and weakness.

Heart - Irregular heart beat, low/high blood pressure, fainting, vein inflammation and palpitations.

Gastrointestinal - Dark saliva, stomach bleeding, development of duodenal ulcer, loss of appetite, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, indigestion, dry mouth and taste alterations.

Blood - Anemia, decrease in white blood cells and platelets.

Hypersensitivity - Shock, hives, itching, bruising and lesions.

Musculoskeletal - Back pain, shoulder pain and muscle cramps.

Central Nervous System- Hallucinations, confusion, agitation, dizziness, drowsiness, abnormal dreams, sleeplessness, tingling, headache, depression, suicidal tendencies, dementia and increased sexual drive.

Respiratory - Difficulty in breathing and upper respiratory infection.

Skin - Rash, increased sweating, hair loss and increased sweating.

Genitourinary - Urinary tract infection, urinary frequency and dark colored urine.

Other Precautions : * Avoid excess dosage.

Drug Name : Carbidopa-Levodopa

Carbidopa-Levodopa(Atamet) generic contains antidyskinetic drugs, prescribed for Parkinsonís disease. The addition of Carbidopa enhances lower dose of Levodopa to be used.
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