Levodopa is indicated for the intermittent treatment of OFF episodes in patients with Parkinson’s disease treated with carbidopa/levodopa.
For this indication, competent medicine agencies globally authorize below treatments:
84 - 420 mg
From 16.8 To 84 mg 5 time(s) per day every day
Levodopa should be taken when symptoms of an OFF period start to return.
The recommended dosage of levodopa is oral inhalation of the contents of two 42 mg capsules (84 mg) as needed, up to 5 times a day. The maximum dose per OFF period is 84 mg, and the maximum daily dosage is 420 mg. Levodopa has been shown to be effective only in combination with carbidopa/levodopa.