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Levodopa and Benserazide (Systemic)

Brand Names : Prolopa®

Levodopa and Benserazide | Before Using | Proper Use | Precautions | Side Effects

Side Effects of This Medicine

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

    Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

      More common

        Absence of or decrease in body movement; increased blinking or twitching of eyelids; involuntary movements of the limbs and facial muscles; disorder marked especially by sadness, inactivity, difficulty with thinking and concentration, or feelings of dejection and hopelessness; twitching, twisting, uncontrolled repetitive movements of tongue, lips, face, arms, or legs; inability to move eyes increased blinking or spasms; sudden freezing, hypotonia and postural instability; , muscle twitching; fearfulness, suspiciousness, or other mental changes; agitation, delusions, hallucinations

      Less common

        A condition where you have a constricted pupil, drooping of the upper eyelid, an absence of sweating over the affected side of the face; a twisting of the neck to one side; bleeding gums; blurred vision; burning while urinating; change in the color of urine or blood in urine; chest pain or tightness; chills, swollen neck, and sore throat sometimes with local ulceration ; color changes in skin color; confusion, dizziness, faintness, or light-headedness when getting up from lying or sitting position; difficulty in swallowing; dizziness; fainting; fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat; flushing; inability to move eyes; nosebleeds; pain or tenderness swelling of foot or leg; pounding feeling in the ears; seizures; severe stomach pain; stomach pain or ulcer; swollen glands; unusual bleeding or bruising; unusual tiredness or weakness; vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds

    Other side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. However, check with your doctor if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome.

      Less common

        Absence of or decrease in body movement loss or impairment of voluntary activity ; belching ; bitter taste; bizarre breathing; bloating or swelling of face, hands, lower legs, and/or feet; blurred vision; burning sensation of the tongue; change in urinary frequency; change in walking and balance; clenching, gnashing, or grinding teeth; constipation; cough; dark sweat; dark urine; decrease in urine production; diarrhea; dilated pupils; double vision; dry mouth; excessive watering of mouth; false or unusual sense of well-being; fatigue and malaise; fever; general feeling of discomfort or illness; hair loss; hallucinations and delusion; headache; hiccups; hoarseness; impairment in ability to think; increased hand tremor; increased in sexual ability or desire; loss of bladder control; low back pain; mood or mental changes; muscle or bone pain; muscle spasm and twitching; nervousness, restlessness, irritability, insomnia; passing gas; rash; shakiness and unsteady walk, clumsiness, trembling problems with muscle control or coordination; stomach problems; tightness of the mouth, lips or tongue; trouble sleeping ; unusual tiredness or weakness

Other side effects not listed above may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your doctor.

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