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Levodopa and cerebral blood flow

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aspergerian

I sense that I can feel blood vessels in or near my scalp changing as I head towards off-time and as the next dose as Sinemet CR (50-200) levodopa is transformed into dopamine inside my noggin.

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Effects of Levodopa on Regional Cerebral Metabolism and Blood Flow.

Ji Hyun Ko, Renata P. Lerner, and David Eidelberg.

Mov Disord. 2015 Jan; 30(1): 54–63.

ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articl...

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Seems important.

Dissociation of Metabolic and Neurovascular Responses to Levodopa in the Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease.

J Neurosci. 2008 Apr 16; 28(16): 4201–4209.

ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articl...

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