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LDLoad
LDLearning Disabled
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LDLucid Dream
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LDLactic Dehydrogenase
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LDLandscape Designer
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LDLegionnaire's Disease
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LDLooper's Delight (music resource)
LDLands Department (Hong Kong)
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LDLow Drag
LDLarge Drives (Siemens A&D)
LDLarge Deviation
LDLayer Depth
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LDLimited Deployment
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LDLemon Demon (band)
LDLoop Disconnect (telecommunications)
LDLong Dwell
LDThe Light Dragoons (a British Regiment)
LDLaunch Director
LDListwise Deletion
LDLow Dermal
LDLogic Driver
LDLabor Doula (childbirth)
LDLAN Destination (ATM)
LDLalbhai Dalpatbhai Arts College (Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India)
LDLine Drawer
LDLittle District
LDLeft Defence
LDLegal Driver
LDLinear Decision
LDLuminescence Detector
LDLight Defense (gaming)
LDLinear Dispersive
LDLoaded Deployability
LDLetter Directive
LDLake Doctor
LDLocate & Destroy
LDLeader Designation
LDLogistic Demonstration
LDLaser Dragoon (Star Kingdoms game)
LDLoser Denial (band)
LDLost Descendant (gaming clan)
LDLocalizer Deviation
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Possible side effects Levodopa can cause dizziness and drowsiness, so use caution when driving.
Patients taking levodopa should not take the drug with high-protein meals because high-protein foods can decrease the absorption and bioavailability of the drug.
Waters also referred to the Pergolide versus L-Dopa Monotherapy and Positron Emission Tomography (PELMOPET) trial, in which 148 early Parkinson's disease patients were randomized to pergolide and another 146 to levodopa in this 3-year, multicenter, double-blind study (Mov.
* Severe fluctuations, with preservation of responsiveness to levodopa
(8,11) Patient outcomes can be optimized when anticholinergics are used in conjunction with levodopa or other antiparkinson drugs.
About three to five years after diagnosis, most Parkinson's patients require treatment with the drug levodopa to control symptoms such as tremors, rigidity, postural instability and a slowed ability to initiate and continue movements.
How does the medicine levodopa work to help treat people with PD?
Levodopa improves the patient's muscle controls while dopamine agonists increase dopamine to the brain.
YOPD patients should understand that levodopa does not cause motor complications and dyskinesias.
The latest review, published on the website of the British Medical Journal, bmj.com, analysed 17 trials that compared MAOBIs with a placebo or levodopa.
Diaz-Arrastia and his colleagues measured homocysteine levels in blood samples from 235 patients, including 201 who had been treated with levodopa.