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Generic: carbidopa-levodopa
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It is used to treat the symptoms of Parkinson's disease.
               



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What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • anxiety, confusion, or nervousness
  • falling asleep during normal activities like driving
  • fast, irregular heartbeat
  • hallucination, loss of contact with reality
  • mood changes like aggressive behavior, depression
  • stomach pain
  • trouble passing urine
  • uncontrolled movements of the mouth, head, hands, feet, shoulders, eyelids or other unusual muscle movements

Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):

  • headache
  • loss of appetite
  • muscle twitches
  • nausea, vomiting
  • nightmares, trouble sleeping
  • unusually weak or tired

Where should I keep my medicine?

Keep out of the reach of children.

Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F). Protect from light. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.

Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.

               
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