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Compound Summary for: CID 34359

Carbidopa

Also known as: Lodosyn; N-Aminomethyldopa; alpha-Methyldopahydrazine; Carbidopa anhydrous; Carbidopum; Carbidopum [INN-Latin]; L-alpha-Methyldopahydrazine
Molecular Formula: C10H14N2O4   Molecular Weight: 226.22916   InChIKey: TZFNLOMSOLWIDK-JTQLQIEISA-N
An inhibitor of DOPA DECARBOXYLASE, preventing conversion of LEVODOPA to dopamine. It is used in PARKINSON DISEASE to reduce peripheral adverse effects of LEVODOPA. It has no antiparkinson actions by itself.   From: MeSH
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