Stalevo 100 mg brand tablets (Carbidopa,Levodopa)
Read all of this leaflet carefully before you start taking this medicine because it contains important information for you.
– Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again.
– If you have any further questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
– This medicine has been prescribed for you only. Do not pass it on to others. It may harm them, even if their signs of illness are the same as yours.
– If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet. See section 4.
Warnings and precautions
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Stalevo if you have or have ever had:
– a heart attack or any other diseases of the heart including cardiac arrhythmias, or of the blood vessels
– asthma or any other disease of the lungs
– a liver problem, because your dose may need to be adjusted
– kidney or hormone-related diseases
– stomach ulcers or convulsions
– if you experience prolonged diarrhoea consult your doctor as it may be a sign of inflammation of the
For adults and older people:
– Your doctor will tell you exactly how many tablets of Stalevo to take each day.
– The tablets are not intended to be split or broken into smaller pieces.
– You should take only one tablet each time.
– Depending on how you respond to treatment, your doctor may suggest a higher or lower dose.
– If you are taking Stalevo 50 mg/12.5 mg/200 mg, 75 mg/18.75 mg/200 mg, 100 mg/25 mg/200 mg,
125 mg/31.25 mg/200 mg or 150 mg/37.5 mg/200 mg tablets, do not take more than 10 tablets per day.