The maximum daily dosage of use that should Duodopa effective 200 mg, since clinical experience with larger dosages is limited. In animal studies, carbidopa was not teratogenic and did not impair fertility, but placental transfer occurred. Use carbidopa with levodopa regularly to get the most benefit.
Possible side effects of Duodopa include:
Duodopa is used to treat diseases such as: GTP-CH Deficiency, Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome, Parkinsonian Tremor.
Doses will be increased gradually to minimize side effects and enhance treatment compliance.