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What are Parcopa and Madopar?

December 2, 2015 | Tags: > Categories for this post are: Educational Material

Parcopa is a preparation of levodopa/carbidopa that can be administered orally without water. Chewing the tablet increases the surface area and facilitates faster rates of uptake. Parcopa is also used to test a patient’s responsiveness to levodopa. This is done through patient evaluation following 24 hours of discontinued levodopa and then subsequent administration of Parcopa with re-evaluation... Read more