14_10-10. management of Parkinsonism.ppt - ● Pharmacokinetics – Levodopa is absorbed from the duodenum by the same process that absorbs neutral

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Pharmacokinetics Levodopa is absorbed from the duodenum by the same process that absorbs neutral amino acids. D ietary amino acids compete with Levodopa and can reduce the drug's absorption and transport into the brain.
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  • Spring '19
  • Dr. Rapheal
  • levodopa, neutral amino acids

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