In a post written by KIKO1580 a couple months ago, they noted they don't shake and they think that is because they take their levodopa with a portion of a hot pepper. I have tried that several times and it does make a difference. Koodos to KIKO1580! Actually some of the time I take the bite of a hot pepper before I ingest my levodopa and after biting into the pepper that alone helps a bit and I can put off the levodopa for quite awhile. I don't usually but I could. I guess there may be inhibitors in the pepper that serve to help utilize residual levodopa from the prior dose. I don't know but it does some good if you don't mind the stinging of your palate.