Benserazide with levodopa - oral capsule, tablet

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International | Benserazide with levodopa - oral capsule, tablet (Medication)


This medication is used in the treatment of Parkinson's syndrome. The advantage of using combination levodopa therapy like levodopa and benserazide is the reduced incidence of levodopa-induced peripheral side effects such as nausea, vomiting, and cardiac arrhythmias.

Take this medication by mouth, with or just after a meal, exactly as your doctor directed. Do not increase your dose or take this more often without your doctor's approval. ...

Side Effect:

Like with any medicine, among with its needed effects, side effects can occur. Common side effects include:involuntary or abnormal movements such as muscle twitching or blinking, difficulty moving, flushing, headache, hand tremor, stomach upset, dry mouth, hiccups, blurred vision, change in sexual desire, weight changes, sweating and moodiness.

The following are more serious side effects, witch need immediately medical help:skin rash, mental/mood changes, rapid or abnormal heartbeat, chest pain, dizziness, trouble swallowing, dark urine, fever, abnormal and uncontrolled movements of the face or mouth. ...


Before using this medicine inform your doctor if you are allergic to it, to other drugs, or if you have any other allergies. Tell your doctor if you are using other medicine and if you have or ever have had any of the following conditions:unexplained skin spots, kidney disease, liver disease, heart disease, ulcers or other stomach problems, glaucoma, psychiatric illness, depression.

Because it can cause drowsiness, do not drive and use heavy machinery until you are sure you can perform this activity safely. Also avoid alcohol beverages.

During pregnancy and breastfeeding is not recommended to use this medicine without your doctor advice. ...