carbidopa

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carbidopa

 [kahr-bĭ-do´pah]
an inhibitor of the decarboxylation of levodopa in peripheral tissues; it does not cross the blood-brain barrier and is used in combination with levodopa to control the symptoms of parkinson's disease. In the presence of carbidopa, levodopa enters the brain in larger quantities, thus avoiding the need for excessively high doses of levodopa.

car·bi·do·pa

(kar'bi-dō'pă),
A dopa decarboxylase inhibitor that does not enter the brain used in conjunction with levodopa in the treatment of Parkinson disease to reduce L-dopa dosage and mitigate side effects.

carbidopa

(kär′bĭ-dō′pə)
n.
A drug, C10H14N2O4, that increases the availability of L-dopa to the brain and is administered with L-dopa to treat Parkinson's disease.

car·bi·do·pa

(kahr'bi-dō'pă)
A dopa decarboxylase inhibitor that does not enter the brain used in conjunction with levodopa in the treatment of parkinsonism to reduce L-dopa dosage and mitigate side effects.

carbidopa

A drug that prevents the breakdown of the drug levodopa in the body and thus enhances its action in PARKINSON'S DISEASE. See also BENSERAZIDE. A brand name is Sinemet.
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[Our Lord] brought out in a convincing way the divine majesty contained in him [speaking[rightly as God the Word's parcopa. Then, after he refers everything said to the Father, he adds: "Amen, amen I say to you: Whoever believes in me has eternal life" [6:47].
But on those occasions when Christ speaks qua God, Theodore notes that Christ will often revert to his human prosopon/parcopa: "After this, [our Lord] reverts to his human parcopa, in order to show that he possesses authority and power, when he asserts: 'The Father loves his Son, and shows him everything he does'" [5:42].
When [Paul] was speaking of the two [actions of the soul and the body], he posited each of these acts "to me" as one [functional self]; that is, he is speaking of these two natures and their two actions, which are aptly distinguished in regard to their distinctive natures, as belonging to one parcopa because of the body's bonding to its soul.
Although Theodore does not speak here of our Lord as acting in terms of his human and divine prosopic activities, he was able to cure the paralytic not because he was doing so by reason of his human parcopa but because the Word's parcopa was acting with and through him.
in a convincing way that he has thereby truly confirmed the majestic divine element (rabutha) contained in what he said when he spoke out in a transcendent way as the parcopa of God the Word [5:22].
Afterward [our Lord] reverts to his human parcopa to show thereby that he possesses [God's] authority and power, by saying: "The Father loves his Son, and is revealing to him everything that he will do."...
He is, however, distinguishing his parcopa here from theirs, to indicate thereby the all-surpassing grace he has received.
(17) Voste (314/225); Conti (145b) legitimately translate parcopa as "name." But I think the context reveals that the stress is on the Spirit's role in Christ's resurrection.