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Definitions of L Dopa

  1.   the levorotatory form of dopa trade names Bendopa and Brocadopa and Larodopa as a drug it is used to treat Parkinson's disease
  2.   The naturally occurring form of DIHYDROXYPHENYLALANINE and the immediate precursor of DOPAMINE Unlike dopamine itself it can be taken orally and crosses the blood brain barrier It is rapidly taken up by dopaminergic neurons and converted to DOPAMINE It is used for the treatment of PARKINSONIAN DISORDERS and is usually given with agents that inhibit its conversion to dopamine outside of the central nervous system

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