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Carbidopa MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Carbidopa
Tree Number(s)
D02.092.311.200.538.200
D02.442.200
D02.455.426.559.389.657.166.175.200.538.200
Unique ID
D002230
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002230
Scope Note
An inhibitor of DOPA DECARBOXYLASE that prevents conversion of LEVODOPA to dopamine. It is used in PARKINSON DISEASE to reduce peripheral adverse effects of LEVODOPA. It has no anti-parkinson activity by itself.
Entry Term(s)
Carbidopa, (R)-Isomer
Carbidopa, (S)-Isomer
Lodosin
Lodosyn
MK-485
MK-486
Methyldopahydrazine
Pharm Action
Antiparkinson Agents
Dopamine Agents
Aromatic Amino Acid Decarboxylase Inhibitors
Registry Number
MNX7R8C5VO
Related Numbers
28860-95-9
28875-92-5
38821-49-7
CAS Type 1 Name
Benzenepropanoic acid, alpha-hydrazino-3,4-dihydroxy-alpha-methyl-, monohydrate, (S)-
Previous Indexing
Dopa (1972-1974)
Hydrazines (1972-1974)
Methyldopa (1972-1974)
Public MeSH Note
80; was METHYLDOPAHYDRAZINE see under HYDRAZINES 1975-79
Online Note
use CARBIDOPA to search METHYLDOPAHYDRAZINE 1973-79 (as Prov 1973-74)
History Note
80; was METHYLDOPAHYDRAZINE see under HYDRAZINES 1975-79; was METHYLDOPAHYDRAZINE 1973-74 (Prov)
Date Established
1980/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/06/19
Carbidopa Preferred
MK-486 Narrower
Lodosin Narrower
MK-485 Narrower
Carbidopa, (S)-Isomer Related
Carbidopa, (R)-Isomer Related
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