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Possible Interaction: Antioxidants and Dihydroxyphenylalanine

Research Papers that Mention the Interaction

Patients of all four disorders should display excessive oxidative stress, natural methyl acceptors should delay development and elevated antioxidant supplementation, given with L-DOPA , ought to prolong the "honeymoon" period in which the benefits of the drug out weigh its subsequent disadvantages.
Medical hypotheses  •  2004  |  View Paper
Since L-dopa is known to produce free radicals during its normal metabolism, the combination of L-dopa with high levels of multiple antioxidants may improve the efficacy of L-dopa therapy.
Journal of the American College of Nutrition  •  1999  |  View Paper
Antioxidant activity was located at the plaque-substrate interface, demonstrating that antioxidant activity keeps DOPA reduced for durable and dynamic adhesion.
Journal of the Royal Society, Interface  •  2015  |  View Paper
Potent antioxidants are effective blockers of Dopa toxicity.
Amino Acids  •  1998  |  View Paper