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munsele's version from 2016-07-02 23:54

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Sinemet SEurine discoloration, Nausea, orthostasis, dyskinesias, dizziness
Drug most likely to cause unusual sexual urges/priapismSInemet
Agents requiring renal dose adjMirapex, Amandtadine
Non oral formulation optionsNeupro (patch) & Apokyn (inj)
Monitoring with Tolcapone (Tasmar)liver enzymes
Duopa admingel susp administered via J tube
Apomorphine CIwith 5HT3 untag, (Tigan should be started 3 days prior to this med)
Separate Sinemet from whatiron and protein rich foods
Minimum carbidopa dose for effectivess70mg
Mirapex MOADA
Rytary absorption effected byhigh calorie and high fat foods
Meds that can worsen movement disorderthose that end in -azine (Dopamine antag)
Amantadine SEdizziness, lightheadedness, insomnia, abnormal dreams, hallucinations
Protocol when adding COMT inhibitor to Sinemetdecrease levodopa dose by 10-30%
Why is titration necessary with Requip?sudden sleep attacks
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