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Duopa: Enteral suspension (4.63-20mg)

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What is this Medicine?

CARBIDOPA;LEVODOPA (kar bi DOE pa; lee voe DOE pa) enteral suspension is used to treat certain symptoms of advanced Parkinson's disease.

In-Depth Information

Duopa 4.63mg-20mg/ml Enteral Suspension

NDC: 000743012
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Parkinson's Disease, Parkinsonism

Storage Information
Store at -4 degrees F
Protect from light
Store in carton until time of use
Prior to dispensing, store in refrigerator (36 to 46 degrees F)
Duopa 4.63mg-20mg/ml Enteral Suspension

Reported Side Effects for Duopa 4.63mg-20mg/ml Enteral Suspension

Nerve Pain Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Rash Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Postural Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
<73.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Nervousness Incidence:
<8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Constipation Incidence:
0.2-22.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
0.4-1.6%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
0.6-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Back Pain Incidence:
0.6-1.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
0.6-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dystonic Reaction Incidence:
0.8-1.8%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Chest Pain Incidence:
0.8-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Muscle Cramps Incidence:
0.8-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Paresthesias Incidence:
0.8-1.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Psychosis Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
1.0-17.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
1.0-6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Infection Incidence:
1.0-8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Dry Mouth Incidence:
1.1-7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
1.1-1.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Depression Incidence:
1.3-11.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
1.8-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dyskinesia Incidence:
2.0-16.5%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Lightheadedness Incidence:
2.3-19.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Confusion Incidence:
2.3-8.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Hallucinations Incidence:
3.0-5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
3.0-30.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Urine Discoloration Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Uncontrolled Movements Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Redness Incidence:
19.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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