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Precautions and Warnings With Carbidopa-Levodopa

Who Should Not Take Carbidopa-Levodopa?

You should not take carbidopa-levodopa if you:
  • Are allergic to Sinemet, carbidopa, levodopa, or any of the inactive components used to make the medication. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
  • Have narrow-angle glaucoma.
  • Have a suspicious undiagnosed skin lesion or a history of melanoma.
  • Take a non-selective monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI), such as:

Precautions and Warnings With Carbidopa-Levodopa: Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which carbidopa-levodopa should not be taken, as well as several precautions and warnings people should be aware of before starting the medication. However, it is possible that not all of the warnings or precautions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific precautions and warnings with carbidopa-levodopa that may apply to you.
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