Generic Equivalent of Sinemet CR

TypeDrug NameDosagePrice from 
drug typeCarbidopa/Leovdopa25 mg/100 mg$44.99
drug typeCarbidopa/Leovdopa50 mg/200 mg$77.99


Sinemet CR Information

reviewed by reviwer portrait Dr. Bolanle Aina, Pharmacist on 3/14/2022 11:30:39 AM.

How And Where To Buy Sinemet CR Online?


CanadianPharmacyWorld.com offers the generic Sinemet CR from Canada and India at affordable prices. A valid prescription is required to obtain Sinemet CR through our Canadian International Pharmacy. We also provide other Parkinson's disease medications at huge savings. At Canadian pharmacy world, your health is our priority. For more information or any further enquiries, kindly reach us via mail, fax, or dial the toll-free number 1866-485-7979.

Are there Alternative Names for the Brand Sinemet CR?


The generic Sinemet CR (Carbidopa/Levodopa) comes from India also called Syndopa CR by Sun Pharmaceutical and Canada by a different manufacturer. The brand version is not available.

What Dosages and Forms is Sinemet CR Available in?


The generic Sinemet CR is available in the strength of 25 mg/100 mg and 50 mg/200 mg tablets.

What is Sinemet CR Used for?


Sinemet CR (Carbidopa/Levodopa) is a combined prescription medicine used to treat symptoms of Parkinson disease or Parkinson-like disorders such as stiffness or tremors. The active ingredients in Sinemet CR are Carbidopa and Levodopa. Sinemet CR belongs to a class of drugs called Decarboxylase Inhibitors (Antiparkinson Agents). Sinemet CR works by causing the slow release of levodopa and carbidopa. Levodopa is a chemical closely related to dopamine, allowing the body to dopamine. Carbidopa makes sure that enough levodopa gets to the brain where it is needed. This keeps the amount of levodopa in your brain and improves your symptoms.

What are the Possible Side Effects of Sinemet CR?


If you experience any of the following common side effects, contact your doctor or pharmacist immediately:
• Constipation;
• Dizziness;
• Discoloration of urine;
• Dry mouth;
• Jerky or twisting muscle movements;
• Headache;
• Lightheadedness;
• Loss of appetite;
• Nausea;
• Trouble sleeping;
• Unusual dreams

Stop using Sinemet CR and contact your doctor right away if you have any of the severe side effects such as:
• Signs of a serious allergic reaction (e.g., abdominal cramps, difficulty breathing, nausea and vomiting, or swelling of the face and throat);
• Thoughts of self-harm or suicide

This is not a complete list of the adverse effect of Sinemet CR. Kindly reach out to your doctor or pharmacist if any of the above-listed side effects last longer than usual or get worse.

Are there any Precautions and Drug Interactions for Sinemet CR?


Before taking this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to carbidopa or levodopa; or any other allergies. Although rare, you may feel light-headed or dizzy while taking Sinemet CR. This is because your blood pressure is falling suddenly. Standing up slowly, especially when you get up from bed or chairs, will help your body get used to the change in position and blood pressure. If this problem continues or gets worse, tell your doctor. It may take up to several weeks before your symptoms improve. Keep using the medication as directed and tell your doctor if your symptoms do not improve. Tell your doctor if the effects of this medicine wear off quickly between doses. It is advisable not to stop using Sinemet CR suddenly, or you could have unpleasant withdrawal symptoms. Ask your doctor how to stop using this medicine safely.

You should not take Sinemet CR and inform your doctor about your medical history, especially if you have or have had:
• An endocrine (hormonal) disorder;
• Asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), or other breathing disorder;
• A stomach or intestinal ulcer;
• Heart disease, high blood pressure or heart attack;
• Kidney disease;
• Liver disease;
• Mental illness, depression or psychosis;
• Open-angle glaucoma;
• Seizure disorder;
• Skin cancer or melanoma;

You should tell your doctor if you become pregnant or plan to become pregnant while taking Sinemet CR (Carbidopa/Levodopa) capsule. Your doctor will discuss the risk of taking this medication while pregnant. It would be best if you inform your doctor before breastfeeding your child. It has been shown that one of the active ingredients of Sinemet CR passes into breast milk. Therefore, because of the potential harm to the baby, Sinemet CR should not be used during breastfeeding.

Tell your doctor about all the medications you use, including prescriptions, over-the-counter medications, herbal products, and vitamin supplements to prevent drug interactions, which might be fatal to your health. This drug interaction may make your drug less effective, cause adverse effects, or potentiate other drugs' action. There may be a drug interaction between Sinemet CR and other drugs such as:
• Alpha-agonists (e.g., clonidine, methyldopa);
• Alpha-blockers (e.g., alfuzosin, doxazosin, tamsulosin);
• Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors such as captopril, enalapril, ramipril;
• Angiotensin receptor blockers (arbs; e.g., candesartan, irbesartan, losartan);
• Antipsychotics (e.g., chlorpromazine, haloperidol, quetiapine, risperidone);
• Beta-adrenergic blockers (e.g., atenolol, propranolol, sotalol);
• Bupropion;
• Calcium channel blockers (e.g., amlodipine, diltiazem, nifedipine, verapamil);
• Diuretics (water pills; e.g., furosemide, hydrochlorothiazide, triamterene);
• Duloxetine;
• Guanfacine;
• Iron salts (e.g., ferrous sulfate);
• Isoniazid;
• Linezolid;
• MAO inhibitors (e.g., phenelzine, moclobemide, selegiline, tranylcypromine);
• Methylphenidate;
• Metoclopramide;
• Tricyclic antidepressants (e.g., amitriptyline, desipramine);

Sinemet CR Storage and Safety Information


It would be best to keep your tablets in the bottle they came with until it is time to take them. Keep Sinemet CR in a cool, dry place where the temperature stays below 30°C. Do not store it or any other medicine in the bathroom or near a sink. Do not leave it in the car or on window sills. Keep it where children cannot reach it.

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