Do you taste the drug?
Levodopa and carbidopa have no taste. Most other drugs would be infused so slowly that the user would not be able to perceive any taste.
How long can one container last?
It depends on the daily drug dose. For high dose drugs such as levodopa, the container should be changed 2-3 times per day. For low dose drugs, one container could last up to several weeks.
Can patients sleep with DopaFuse?
DopaFuse is designed to be safe for both daytime and nighttime use.
Is the DopaFuse system comfortable?
The DopaFuse system is similar to an ordinary retainer. Retainers are custom made for each patient. Patients will go through a fitting and adjustment with their dentist to ensure comfort.
Can patients eat or drink with DopaFuse?
DopaFuse should be removed for eating. Patients may drink liquids and swallow pills while wearing DopaFuse. Sugary drinks should be avoided while wearing the System.
How do you maintain the System?
The retainer should be cleaned daily with a toothbrush and toothpaste. The case should be cleaned daily with water and a soft cloth.