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Posted on: 28 February 2019

We are pleased to announce that the long standing shortage of a formulation of Levodopa/Carbidopa  200/50 ( Sinemet CR) has been resolved.

The manufacturers, MSD ( Merck, Sharp & Dohme) Australia, have announced that this medication is once again available. The only change is that Sinemet CR will now be packed in a bottle containing 100 tablets as opposed to the previous packaging in a blister pack containing 60 tablets.

Naturally any queries about prescribing of this medication should be directed to your treating medical specialist