levodopa-carbidopa Related Diseases & Conditions

Medications are used to manage a variety of conditions. Our doctors have compiled a list of ailments that the medication levodopa-carbidopa may be used to treat or manage.

  • Muscle Spasms Muscle spasms are involuntary muscle contractions that come on suddenly and are usually quite painful. Dehydration, doing...learn more »
  • Parkinson's Disease Parkinson's disease is a slowly progressive neurologic disease characterized by a fixed inexpressive face, a tremor at rest,...learn more »
    In This Article
    Parkinson's Disease Article
    • Parkinson's disease facts
    • What is Parkinson's disease?
    • What causes Parkinson's disease?
    • What genes are linked to Parkinson's disease?
    • Who is at risk for Parkinson's disease?
    • What are the symptoms of Parkinson's disease?
    • What other conditions resemble Parkinson's disease?
    • How is Parkinson's disease diagnosed?
    • What is the treatment for Parkinson's disease?
    • How can people learn to cope with Parkinson's disease?
    • Can Parkinson's disease be prevented?
    • What is the prognosis of Parkinson's disease?
  • Dystonia Dystonia disorders cause involuntary movements and prolonged muscle contraction, resulting in twisting body motions, tremor, and...learn more »
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    Dystonia Article
    • Dystonia facts*
    • What is dystonia?
    • What are the symptoms of dystonia?
    • What do researchers know about dystonia?
    • When do symptoms of dystonia occur?
    • How are the dystonias classified?
    • What treatments are available for dystonias?
    • What research is being done on dystonias?
    • Where can I get more information about dystonias?
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy Progressive supranuclear palsy, or PSP, is a rare neurodegenerative disease that is often misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease...learn more »
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    Progressive Supranuclear Palsy Article
    • Introduction to progressive supranuclear palsy
    • What causes progressive supranuclear palsy?
    • What are the early symptoms of progressive supranuclear palsy?
    • What are some of the later symptoms of progressive supranuclear palsy?
    • Does progressive supranuclear palsy affect a person mentally?
    • How is progressive supranuclear palsy treated?
    • Is there a cure for progressive supranuclear palsy?