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ATC codes: N04BA01
Indication
Parkinson disease ICD11 code: 8A00.0Z
INN
Levodopa
Medicine type
Biological agent
List type
Core
Formulations
Oral > Solid: 250 mg
EML status history
First added in 1977 (TRS 615)
Changed in 1979 (TRS 641)
Removed in 1987 (TRS 770)
Sex
All
Age
Adolescents and adults
Therapeutic alternatives
The recommendation is for this specific medicine
Patent information
Patents have expired in most jurisdictions
Wikipedia
DrugBank
Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
Single-agent levodopa was deleted from the EML since it is used extensively in combination with carbidopa.