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Carbidopa/levodopa (Sinemet )

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Carbidopa/levodopa  (Sinemet )

What is the Generic Name for Sinemet?


What is the Trade Name for Carbidopa/levodopa?


What are the Indications of Carbidopa/levodopa (Sinemet )?

Parkinson’s disease

What are the Actions of Carbidopa/levodopa (Sinemet )?

Levodopa is converted to dopamine and works as a neurotransmitter and carbidopa prevents the destruction of levodopa

What is the Therapeutic Class of Carbidopa/levodopa (Sinemet )?

Antiparkinson agent

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Carbidopa/levodopa (Sinemet )?

Dopamine Agonist

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Date Published - Feb 12, 2016
Date Modified - Jun 26, 2016

Jon Haws RN

Written by Jon Haws RN

Jon Haws RN began his nursing career at a Level I Trauma ICU in DFW working as a code team nurse, charge nurse, and preceptor. Frustrated with the nursing education process, Jon started NRSNG in 2014 with a desire to provide tools and confidence to nursing students around the globe. When he's not busting out content for NRSNG, Jon enjoys spending time with his two kids and wife.