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carbidopa-levodopa

Side Effects

List carbidopa-levodopa side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with carbidopa-levodopa:

Common side effects of carbidopa-levodopa:

  • A Feeling of Restlessness with Inability to Sit StillSevere
  • Mental ImpairmentSevere
  • Mood ChangesSevere
  • NervousLess Severe
  • UncoordinatedLess Severe
  • Voluntary Movement DifficultyLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of carbidopa-levodopa:

  • Blood Pressure Drop Upon StandingSevere
  • DepressionSevere
  • Eyelid TwitchSevere
  • Feel Like Throwing UpSevere
  • Throwing UpSevere
  • Abnormal Urine ColorLess Severe
  • Blurred VisionLess Severe
  • Chronic Trouble SleepingLess Severe
  • ConfusedLess Severe
  • DiarrheaLess Severe
  • Discolored SweatLess Severe
  • Dry MouthLess Severe
  • Feeling WeakLess Severe
  • Head PainLess Severe
  • Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel MovementsLess Severe
  • Loss of AppetiteLess Severe
  • Loss of MemoryLess Severe
  • Low EnergyLess Severe
  • NightmaresLess Severe
  • Temporary Redness of Face and NeckLess Severe
  • TwitchingLess Severe

Rare side effects of carbidopa-levodopa:

  • Abnormal Heart RhythmSevere
  • AnemiaSevere
  • Decreased Blood PlateletsSevere
  • Decreased White Blood CellsSevere
  • Habit and Impulse ProblemSevere
  • Heart AttackSevere
  • Hemolytic AnemiaSevere
  • High Blood PressureSevere
  • Rapid Deep BreathingSevere
  • Ulcer of the DuodenumSevere
  • AnxiousLess Severe
  • Cannot Empty BladderLess Severe
  • Difficulty SwallowingLess Severe
  • Double VisionLess Severe
  • DrowsinessLess Severe
  • Extreme Sense of Well BeingLess Severe
  • Frequent UrinationLess Severe
  • GasLess Severe
  • HiccupsLess Severe
  • HoarsenessLess Severe
  • Inflammation of a VeinLess Severe
  • Irritation of the Stomach or IntestinesLess Severe
  • Not Feeling WellLess Severe
  • Taste ProblemsLess Severe

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