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Levodopa

Levodopa is a dopamine precursor, which is used to treat the stiffness, tremors, spasms, and poor muscle control of Parkinson's disease.

Levodopa is also used to treat these same muscular conditions when they are caused by other drugs such as chlorpromazine (Thorazine), fluphenazine (Prolixin), perphenazine (Trilafon), and others.

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