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How often can take carbidopa/levodopa ,requip,what will be

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how often can take carbidopa/levodopa ,requip,what will be the best dossage?
are there other drugs available?
#1 Parkisonism, levodopa
responsive with fluctuation
and dyskinesia
#2 Autonomic disturbance,MSA
versus Parkinson disease
related disfunction.
1. severe off time
2.dry mouth
3.mied spastic and
hypokinetuc dysarthia
4.significant forward
flexion off my head
5. leaning off to the right.
6. severe rigid and decrease
in the AMRs.
7.substantial trouble
arising and walking without
assistance.
frequent freezing, panic
attacs.
worsening dystonia
severe pain , nightly cramps
, spasm twitching of legs
muscles, keeping bother
whole night.some relief with
carbidopa/levodopa, requip
dosage.
problem emptying bladder,
constipation.
Medications
carbidopa/levodopa 25/100 4xdaily.
ropinole 4mg 4x daily.
lately self increase dosage to every 4 hrs.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 1 year ago.

Hi and welcome.

Dosage of carbidopa/ levodopa for parkinsonism -Initial dose: 25 mg-100 mg orally three times a day or 10 mg-100 mg orally 3 or 4 times a day
-Increase by 1 tablet every day or every other day as needed until a dose of 8 tablets is reached.

Other drugs to treat parkinsonism are MAOIs, anticholinergics and COMT inhibitors.

Let me know if you have further questions.

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Wish you good health.

Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 1 year ago.

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Wish you good health