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Levodopa and Carbidopa
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings

What is Levodopa and Carbidopa?

(kar bi DOE pa & lee voe DOE pa)

• This medicine is used to treat Parkinson's disease.

• This medicine is used to treat restless leg syndrome.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you have PKU, talk with healthcare provider. Some products do contain phenylalanine.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• You may not be alert. Avoid driving, doing other tasks or activities until you see how this medicine affects you.

• Avoid alcohol (includes wine, beer, and liquor) or other medicines and natural products that slow your actions and reactions.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Feeling lightheaded, sleepy, having blurred vision, or a change in thinking clearly. Avoid driving, doing other...