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    L-DOPA is a direct precursor to dopamine, and its supplementation can increase dopamine levels in the body. It is known as Levodopa and is one component of most Parkinson's treatments, and found in high amounts in Mucuna Pruriens.

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    L-Dopa is most often used for .

    What are other names for L-Dopa

    Note that L-Dopa is also known as:
    • Levodopa
    • L-3
    • 4-dihydroxyphenylalanine
    L-Dopa should not be confused with:

    Examine Database: L-Dopa

    Examine Database References

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