levodopa levodopa

Definition(s):

  • (n) the levorotatory form of dopa (trade names Bendopa and Brocadopa and Larodopa); as a drug it is used to treat Parkinson's disease

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Usage(s):

  • Standard treatment for Parkinson's has relied on giving patients levodopa.

News

  • Safinamide Phase III Study Results Presented at 2013 MDS Meeting

    MILAN, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Safinamide significantly improves responder rates in fluctuating Parki n son's disease (PD) patients as add-on to levodopa Safinamide is associated with clinically ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

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