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Carbidopa-Levodopa CR: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

Talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking carbidopa-levodopa CR if you have:
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Precautions and Warnings With Carbidopa-Levodopa CR to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)

Dosing Information for Carbidopa-Levodopa CR

The dose of carbidopa-levodopa CR that your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
  • Your previous dose of immediate-release carbidopa-levodopa (if you were taking it)
  • How you respond to carbidopa-levodopa CR (especially if you develop bothersome side effects)
  • Other medications you are taking
  • Other medical conditions you may have.
As is always the case, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
(Click Carbidopa-Levodopa CR Dosage for more information.)
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