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Benserazide + Levodopa

Benserazide + Levodopa Information

Benserazide + Levodopa Benefits & Uses

Benserazide + Levodopa is used to treat the following -

Benserazide + Levodopa Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Benserazide + Levodopa

Benserazide
Levodopa

Benserazide + Levodopa Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Benserazide + Levodopa is used -

  1. Orthostatic Hypotension (Sudden Lowering of Blood Pressure on Standing)
  2. Constipation सामान्य
  3. Erythema
  4. Chest Pain Unknown
  5. Nausea or vomiting
  6. Headache Unknown
  7. Infection
  8. Rash
  9. Back Pain Unknown
  10. Paresthesia
  11. Weight gain
  12. Edema सामान्य
  13. Muscle cramps or spasms (painful)
  14. Diarrhoea
  15. Loss of appetite
  16. Dizziness सामान्य
  17. Anxiety सामान्य
  18. Dry Mouth सामान्य
  19. Insomnia Mild
  20. Dyspepsia

Benserazide + Levodopa Related Warnings

Is the use of Benserazide + Levodopa safe for pregnant women?

Benserazide + Levodopa may have some side effects during pregnancy. If there is any side effect of Benserazide + Levodopa during pregnancy, discontinue it immediately. Take medical advice before using it again.

Is the use of Benserazide + Levodopa safe during breastfeeding?

Side effects of Benserazide + Levodopa on breastfeeding women are very mild.

What is the effect of Benserazide + Levodopa on the Kidneys?

Very few cases of side effects of Benserazide + Levodopa on kidney have been reported.

What is the effect of Benserazide + Levodopa on the Liver?

Benserazide + Levodopa is rarely harmful for liver.

What is the effect of Benserazide + Levodopa on the Heart?

Benserazide + Levodopa may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on the heart.

Severe Interaction of Benserazide + Levodopa with Other Drugs

Benserazide + Levodopa should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Asenapine

Atenolol

Atorvastatin

Chlorpheniramine,Paracetamol,Phenylephrine

    Amiloride

    Benserazide + Levodopa Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Benserazide + Levodopa unless your doctor advises you to do so -

    1. Arrhythmia
    2. Depression
    3. Suicidal Tendency
    4. Asthma
    5. Diabetes
    6. Heart Disease
    7. Glaucoma
    8. Arrhythmia
    9. Low Blood Pressure (Hypotension)
    10. Asthma
    11. Depression
    12. Suicidal Tendency
    13. Diabetes

    Frequently asked Questions about Benserazide + Levodopa

    Is this Benserazide + Levodopa habit forming or addictive?

    You may get addicted to Benserazide + Levodopa. Therefore, before taking it, consult your doctor.

    Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

    No, you should do not do anything that requires the brain to be active and alert after taking Benserazide + Levodopa.

    Is it safe?

    " Yes, Benserazide + Levodopa it is safe but take it after seeking your doctor's advice."

    Is it able to treat mental disorders?

    Benserazide + Levodopa has been seen to have positive effect on patients with mental disorders.

    Benserazide + Levodopa Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    Interaction between Food and Benserazide + Levodopa

    Benserazide + Levodopa may take longer to act if you eat some foods while taking it. Follow your doctor's advice on this.

    Interaction between Alcohol and Benserazide + Levodopa

    Consumption of alcohol and Benserazide + Levodopa together may have severe effects on your health.

    This medicine data has been created by -
    Md Saadullah
    M.Pharma, Pharmacy
    3 Years of Experience
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    Vikas Chauhan
    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    2 Years of Experience
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    References

    1. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 429-430
    2. Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA): Department of Health [Internet]. Governmet of Australia; Package leaflet information for the user; Madopar (levodopa and benserazide hydrochloride)
    3. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 426-429
    4. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 54-55