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Can Carbidopa-Levodopa cause high blood pressure?

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Dr. Erion Spaho

Neurologist, Surgical

Practicing since :2004

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Posted on Fri, 7 Sep 2018 in Brain and Spine
Question: Can carbidopa levodopa cause high blood pressure?
Answered by Dr. Erion Spaho 42 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Carbidopa-levodopa doesn't increase the blood pressure.

Detailed Answer:


I have read your question and understand your concerns.

Carbidopa-Levodopa doesn't cause high blood pressure, it may lower the blood pressure instead.

Azilect, on the other hand, may exacerbate the high blood pressure.

Hope this answers your question.

Take care.

Dr. Erion Spaho, Neurologist, Surgical
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