Treating symptoms associated with Parkinson disease and parkinsonism-like symptoms caused by other conditions. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor. Sinemet is an antidyskinetic combination. Levodopa is transformed by the body and the brain into a substance that helps to decrease tremors and other symptoms of Parkinson disease. Carbidopa helps levodopa to reach the brain.
Sinemet CR (carbidopa and levodopa) is a prescription drug, which is used for the treatment of Parkinson's disease and syndrome. Parkinson's disease is related to the nervous system that controls body movements. The disease is caused due to a lack of dopamine in the brain. If untreated, it could affect body movements and the patient might not be able to perform normal daily activities. Sinemet CR contains two active ingredients: carbidopa and levodopa. They are dopaminergic antiparkinsonian agents and thus reduce the symptoms of Parkinson's disease.