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Review: Sinemet and St. John's Wort

Summary: drug interactions are reported only by a few people who take Sinemet and St. John's Wort together.

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Sinemet and St. John's Wort. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Sinemet (latest outcomes from 11,043 users) has active ingredients of carbidopa; levodopa. It is often used in parkinson's disease.

Trend of sinemet reports

St. john's wort (latest outcomes from 272 users) has active ingredients of st. john's wort. It is often used in depression.

Trend of st. john's wort reports

On Nov, 25, 2014: 2 people who take Sinemet, St. John's Wort are studied

Sinemet, St. John's Wort outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Sinemet (carbidopa; levodopa)
- St. John's Wort (st. john's wort)

Drug effectiveness over time :

n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
n/an/an/an/an/an/an/aHypotension
Neck Pain
Obsessive-compulsive Disorder
Nausea
Narcissistic Personality Disorder
Musculoskeletal Pain
Paraesthesia
Middle Insomnia
Pathological Gambling
Asthma

Drug effectiveness by gender :

n/a

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
n/aHypotension
Neck Pain
Obsessive-compulsive Disorder
Nausea
Narcissistic Personality Disorder
Musculoskeletal Pain
Paraesthesia
Middle Insomnia
Pathological Gambling
Asthma

Drug effectiveness by age :

n/a

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/an/an/an/aLoss Of Consciousnessn/an/a
Hypotension
Death
Asthma

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

  • Exactly why does benadryl cause bruising in some people? i bruise very easily to begin with and the effect is so marked in me that i cannot take it, although i also have significant allergies
    (Asked by a 46 year old woman who has Nothing Significant, and takes St. John's Wort)
    I take vitamin C with bioflavanoids along with grape seed/pine bark extract and also use arnica gel for bruising all the time because I consistently have ugly bruises on my arms and legs, the source of which I normally cannot place. A tiny bump that doesn't even hurt is all it takes. When I take b ...

  • How often is parkinson's disease confused with chronic lyme diseasse?
    (Asked by a 70 year old man who has Stress And Anxiety, Muscular-Skeletal Pain, Mononucleosis, Rash Around Tic-bite, Circular Ring On Skin, Tick Bite, ADD, Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness, Depression - Chronic, Lifelong Migraines, Lifelong Cognition Problems, Parkinson's Disease, and takes Imitrex, Paxil, Sinemet)
    Back in the early 1950s I had the joy and privilege of spending a couple of summers on Cape Cod. As a kid, a lot of that time was spent playing in the grove of poplar trees and bramble behind the house. I clearly remember numerous buried tics, some of which resulted in a circular ring around the t ...

  • Is it safe to take acamprosate and st johns wort together
    (Asked by a 52 year old man who has Alcoholic, Depression, and takes Campral, St. John's Wort)
    just finished a home detox for alcohol and very depressed and wanted to know if it is safe to combian accamprosate and st johns wort together

  • I have tried several meds for my rls. first i tried mirapex , then gabapentin and now on sinemet
    (Asked by a 59 year old woman who has Depression Postmenopausal, Overeating, Not Getting Relief From RLS, and takes Trazodone Hydrochloride, Sinemet Cr)
    Have tried ropiranole type drugs, Mirapex, went to gabapentin, now on Sinemet Cr. Feeling depressed, gaining weight, and not getting relief thru the night. Take trazodone to finally get sleep. Worried about side effects of Sinemet CR 25/100 need to take 2 or 3 at night to get relief. Also taking ...

  • I have night episodes of binge eating without hunger
    (Asked by a 67 year old woman who has Parkinson's Disease, Insomnia, Eating Disorder Symptom, and takes Carbidopa And Levodopa, Pramipexole Dihydrochloride, Paroxetine Hydrochloride, Quetiapine Fumarate)
    I have Parkinson Disease diagnosed 4 years ago. It seems to be a slow developing PD since my symptoms have increased very little or nothing in all these years. I have a serious condition of insomnia, I get asleep very soon but awake many times during the night (6 or 7 times), I have been Rx sever ...

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    (Posted by a 77 year old woman who has Parkinsons, and takes Prozac, Wellbutrin, Sinemet)
    My very independent, active mother was diagnosed with Parkinson's (long over due, she did not have the common tremor but instead had issues with her gait). She was already on Wellbutrin and Prozac because they thought her shuffling was muscle weakness due to inactivity caused by depression. Once p ...

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Sinemet (carbidopa; levodopa) is often used to treat parkinson's disease. St. John's Wort (st. john's wort) is often used to treat depression. 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.

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