Sinemet Warnings and Precautions
Who Should Not Take Sinemet?
You should not take Sinemet if you:
- Are allergic to Sinemet, carbidopa, levodopa, or any of the inactive components used to make the medication. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
- Have narrow-angle glaucoma.
- Have a suspicious, undiagnosed skin lesion or a history of melanoma.
- Take a non-selective monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI), such as:
Sinemet Warnings and Precautions: Final Thoughts
There are a number of situations in which Sinemet should not be taken, as well as several precautions and warnings people should be aware of before starting the medication. However, it is possible that not all of the warnings or precautions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific Sinemet warnings and precautions that may apply to you.