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Mirapex vs Sinemet for a female patient aged 57

Summary: 1,660 female patients aged 57 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Mirapex vs Sinemet for a female aged 57. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

What are the drugs

Mirapex (latest outcomes from 10,322 users) has active ingredients of pramipexole dihydrochloride. It is often used in restless leg syndrome.

Sinemet (latest outcomes from 11,053 users) has active ingredients of carbidopa; levodopa. It is often used in parkinson's disease.

On Mar, 31, 2015: 1,660 female patients aged 52 who take the same drugs are studied in Mirapex vs Sinemet

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female52Parkinsonism

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Mirapex pramipexole dihydrochlorideBoehringer Ingelheim
Sinemet carbidopa; levodopaBristol Myers Squibb

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 52 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Mirapex (Boehringer Ingelheim)Sinemet (Bristol Myers Squibb)
Pathological GamblingNausea
DepressionPain
NauseaConstipation
PainAnxiety
AnxietyDepression
Emotional DistressDizziness
FatigueDrug Ineffective
HeadacheAnaemia
Drug IneffectiveHypoaesthesia
Chest PainSwelling

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Mirapex (Boehringer Ingelheim)Sinemet (Bristol Myers Squibb)
Pathological GamblingWeight Fluctuation
PainDry Hair
Obsessive-compulsive DisorderRelapsing-remitting Multiple Sclerosis
Emotional DistressMuscle Function Loss
DepressionInhibited Sexual Desire
AnxietyAnkle Swelling
Compulsive ShoppingPinpoint Red Spots On The Skin
GamblingHeart Palpitations
InsomniaPain - Neck
Suicidal IdeationRestless Leg Syndrome

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Mirapex4.63%7.41%31.48%35.19%21.30%
Sinemet0.00%11.11%50.00%35.19%3.70%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Mirapex (pramipexole dihydrochloride) is often used to treat restless leg syndrome. Sinemet (carbidopa; levodopa) is often used to treat parkinson's disease. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Recent related drug comparison:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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