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Review: Sinemet and Loperamide

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Sinemet and Loperamide. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 76 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Sinemet (what 11,035 Sinemet users reported?) has active ingredients of carbidopa; levodopa. It is used in parkinson's disease.

Loperamide hydrochloride (what 2,301 Loperamide Hydrochloride users reported?) has active ingredients of loperamide hydrochloride. It is used in diarrhea.

On Aug, 18, 2014: 76 people who take Sinemet, Loperamide Hydrochloride are studied

Sinemet, Loperamide Hydrochloride outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Sinemet (carbidopa; levodopa)
- Loperamide Hydrochloride (loperamide hydrochloride)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Sinemet is effectiven/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a
Loperamide Hydrochloride is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Speech Disordern/an/an/an/an/an/aMuscle Spasms
HypertensionPyrexia
StarvationDiarrhoea
Diabetic NephropathyCholestasis
DiarrhoeaCytolytic Hepatitis
Bacterial Test PositiveNeck Pain
OedemaArthralgia
Eosinophil Count IncreasedCondition Aggravated
RetinopathyPulmonary Embolism
Neuropathy PeripheralIntestinal Obstruction

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Sinemet is effectiven/a100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
Loperamide Hydrochloride is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
CholestasisMuscle Spasms
Cytolytic HepatitisNeck Pain
DiarrhoeaPulmonary Embolism
FlushingIntestinal Obstruction
PyrexiaPyrexia
Carcinoid Tumour Of The Small BowelGait Disturbance
PalpitationsArthralgia
Haemoglobin DecreasedGastrointestinal Haemorrhage
Catheter Related InfectionBack Pain
Laboratory Test AbnormalDecreased Appetite

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sinemet is effectiven/an/an/an/an/an/an/a100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
Loperamide Hydrochloride is effectiven/an/an/an/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/an/an/an/aBone InfectionOedema Lower LimbPyrexia
Pneumonia NosMyalgiaPulmonary Embolism
Condition AggravatedPneumonia NosDiarrhoea
Sepsis NosSepsis NosIntestinal Obstruction
Back PainTachycardia NosMuscle Spasms
Headache NosSinusitis NosNausea
Muscle SpasmsMuscle SpasmsTremor
Neck PainNeck PainAsthenia
Catheter Related InfectionDyspnoea NosGait Disturbance
MyalgiaCondition AggravatedGastrointestinal Haemorrhage

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Can you answer these questions (what is this?):

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    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 ...

  • I have tried several meds for my rls. first i tried mirapex , then gabapentin and now on sinemet
    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
    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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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Sinemet (carbidopa; levodopa) is often used to treat parkinson's disease. Loperamide Hydrochloride (loperamide hydrochloride) is often used to treat diarrhea. 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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