Levodopa Oral Inhalation

Name: Levodopa Oral Inhalation

Other uses for this medicine

This medication may be prescribed for other uses; ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

What should I do if I forget a dose?

This medication is usually used as needed.

What side effects can this medication cause?

Levodopa inhalation may cause side effects. Tell your doctor if any of these symptoms are severe or do not go away:

  • cough
  • runny nose
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • mouth pain
  • headache
  • dizziness
  • change in color of urine, sweat, sputum, and tears

Some side effects can be serious. If you experience any of these symptoms or those in the SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS section, call your doctor immediately or get emergency medical treatment:

  • fever, sweating, stiff muscles, and loss of consciousness
  • chest pain or discomfort
  • difficulty breathing
  • new or worsening sudden uncontrollable movements
  • hallucinations (seeing things or hearing voices that do not exist)
  • feeling that others want to harm you
  • difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep
  • aggressive behavior
  • dreaming more than usual
  • confusion
  • abnormal behavior
  • agitation

Levodopa inhalation may cause other side effects. Call your doctor if you have any unusual problems while using this medication.

If you experience a serious side effect, you or your doctor may send a report to the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program online (http://www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch) or by phone (1-800-332-1088).

In case of emergency/overdose

In case of overdose, call the poison control helpline at 1-800-222-1222. Information is also available online at https://www.poisonhelp.org/help. If the victim has collapsed, had a seizure, has trouble breathing, or can't be awakened, immediately call emergency services at 911.

Brand names

  • Inbrija®