Zandu Zandopa Powder
Zandopa, a unique research product, contains richest natural sources of L-dopa, the plasma half life of which is similar to that from synthetic L-dopa, carbidopa formulations; hence frequency of dosage is comparable.
L-dopa of Zandopa is readily bioavailable, crosses BBB more easily than synthetic L-dopa, leading to better efficacy of the product.
Zandopa offers predictable efficacy and better tolerance compare to synthetic L-dopa, hence safe for long term use.
Zandopa offers better patient compliance due to better toleranceand lesser side effects.
phcological Actions : Zandopa replenishes depleted stores of striatal dopamine in Parkinson's disease.Zandopa improves all the signs and symptoms of Parkinsonism. Bradykinesia responds first followed by rigidity and tremors.Improvement of these primary neurologiacal symptoms is accompanied by similar improvement in overall functional ability.Secondary motor symptoms such as disturbance in posture, gait, associated movements, facial expressions, speech, handwriting, swallowing and respiration are also prominently improved.Zandopa also favourably influences the psychic behavioural pattern producing a sense of well being and an increased interest in self and surroundings.
Safety : Long term safety studies conducted on laboratory animals have not shown any serious toxicity with Zandopa in a dose as high as 10% of the diet.
Indications : Idiopathic Parkinsonism