(Lodosyn): A drug that is usually given in combination with a Parkinson's drug called levodopa; the combination is called Sinemet. Carbidopa improves the effectiveness of levodopa and can be used to reduce the side effects of levodopa.
a drug given in combination with levodopa in order to treat Parkinson's disease symptoms. Carbidopa reduces the side effects associated with prolonged levodopa use.
a drug that is used in combination with levodopa (Sinemet) to treat PD. Carbidopa prevents levodopa from being metabolized in the body, allowing more levodopa to reach the brain.