Levodopa + Benserazide
Information about Levodopa + Benserazide
Levodopa + benserazide uses
Levodopa+Benserazide is used in the treatment of Parkinson's disease.
How levodopa + benserazide works
This is a combination of two medicines: Levodopa and Benserazide which treat Parkinsonism. Levodopa is a dopamine precursor which gets converted to dopamine, a chemical messenger that controls movement in the brain. Benserazide is a peripheral decarboxylase inhibitor which prevents breakdown of levodopa allowing it to enter the brain and increase dopamine levels.
Common side effects of levodopa + benserazide
Nausea, Vomiting, Dryness in mouth, Constipation, Anxiety, Dizziness, Headache, Abnormal dreams, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Abnormality of voluntary movements
Available Medicine for Levodopa + Benserazide
- ₹195Abbott1 variant(s)