Ca va, c'est Kava: Kava, carbidopa-levodopa, dopamine receptors

Solina Tith, Kirk Lalwani

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Scopus citations


This case discusses a pharmacodynamic interaction between the dopamine agonist levodopa and the dopamine receptor antagonist and supplement kava, resulting in increased Parkinsonian symptoms.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationA Case Approach to Perioperative Drug-Drug Interactions
PublisherSpringer New York
Number of pages3
ISBN (Electronic)9781461474951
ISBN (Print)9781461474944
StatePublished - Sep 15 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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