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APIs

CAT#
10-101-135
Synonyms/Alias
lodosyn; CARBIDOPA 1-HYDRATE; CARBIDOPA MONOHYDRATE; (S)-3-(3,4-Dihydroxyphenyl)-2- hydrazino-2-methylpropanoic acid · H2 O; (S)-α-Hydrazino-3,4-dihydroxy-α-methylbenzenepropanoic acid monohydrate; (-)-L-α-Hydrazino-3,4-dihydroxy-α-methylhydrocinnamic acid monohydrate; α-Methyldopahydrazine monohydrate
CAS No.
38821-49-7
M.W/Mr.
244.24
Molecular Formula
C10H16N2O5
Source
Synthetic
Application
Parkinson’s disease
Description
Carbidopa (Lodosyn) is a drug given to people with Parkinson's disease in order to inhibit peripheral metabolism oflevodopa. This property is significant in that it allows a greater proportion of peripheral levodopa to cross the blood–brain barrier for central nervous system effect.
Areas of Interest
Diseases
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