What is Syndopa® Parkinson’s Disease Tablet?
Sinemet generic Syndopa® is prescribed to treat the symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease such as muscle stiffness, tremors, spasms, and poor muscle control and it may be used alone or with other medications. Carbidopa/levodopa, also known as levocarb and co-careldopa, is the combination of the two medications carbidopa and levodopa. It is primarily used to manage the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, but it does not slow down the disease or stop it from getting worse. It is taken by mouth. It can take two to three weeks of treatment before benefits are seen. Each dose then begins working in about ten minutes to two hours with a duration of effect of about five hours.
Dopamine is a naturally occurring substance in the brain that helps provide control of movement and activities such as walking and talking. In patients with Parkinson’s disease, there is not enough dopamine in some parts of the brain. Levodopa enters the brain and helps replace the missing dopamine, which allows people to function better. By increasing the amount of dopamine in the brain, levodopa helps control symptoms and helps you to perform daily activities such as dressing, walking, and handling utensils.
Levodopa + Carbidopa Tablet is a combination of two medicines used to treat Parkinson’s disease. It is one of the most effective medications for relives symptoms of Parkinson’s disease such as tremors, muscle stiffness, and difficulty moving. Syndopa Tablet can be taken without food but it is better to avoid a high protein diet and dairy products while taking this medicine. However, it is advised to take it at the same time each day as this helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body. Take this medicine in the dose and duration advised by your doctor and if you have missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember it. You should never skip any doses and try to finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Please do not stop taking medicine until told by your doctor as it can cause harmful effects.
This medicine may cause side effects like nausea, vomiting, dryness in the mouth, constipation, and headache. Initially, this medicine may cause a sudden drop in blood pressure when you change positions, so it’s better to rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down. It causes a sudden onset of dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you.
Take caution while taking medicine if you are suffering from liver or kidney disease. Your doctor should also know about all other medications you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy, or breastfeeding.
In Treatment of Parkinson’s disease. Syndopa Tablet is one of the most effective medications to relieve symptoms of Parkinson’s disease such as tremors, muscle stiffness, and difficulty moving. It increases the amount of a chemical called dopamine in the brain which helps in the coordination of body movements. This medicine can therefore enhance the quality of life by improving the ability to carry out daily functions in a better manner.