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Precautions and Warnings With Carbidopa

There are certain precautions and warnings with carbidopa you should know before starting Parkinson's treatment. People with heart problems, glaucoma, or a history of melanoma may not be able to safely take carbidopa. Warnings and precautions also include looking out for potential drug interactions, avoiding carbidopa if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, and being aware that you may fall asleep unintentionally while using the drug.

Carbidopa: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking carbidopa (Lodosyn®) if you have:
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
  • Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
  • Breastfeeding.
     
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any medications you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
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