(also levodopamine /-ˈdōpəmēn/)
Another term for L-dopa.
- Other amines and amine precursors such as histamine, dopamine, levodopa, and tyrosine may also be involved in these reactions.
- The drug levodopa, which is used more commonly than dopamine agonists to treat Parkinson's, was not linked to any compulsive behaviors.
- Although treatment with the drug levodopa can restore almost normal movement in many patients with early Parkinson's Disease, the treatment gradually loses effectiveness as the disease progresses.
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