Review: Sinemet Cr and Saw Palmetto drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Sinemet Cr and Saw Palmetto. It is created by eHealthMe based on 6 people who have drug interactions while taking the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Sinemet cr (latest outcomes from 1,513 users) has active ingredients of carbidopa; levodopa. It is often used in parkinson's disease.
Saw palmetto (latest outcomes from 564 users) has active ingredients of saw palmetto. It is often used in enlarged prostate.
On Feb, 28, 2014: 6 people who reported to have interactions when taking Sinemet Cr, Saw Palmetto are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Sinemet Cr (carbidopa; levodopa)
- Saw Palmetto (saw palmetto)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Sinemet Cr, Saw Palmetto:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Prostate Cancer Recurrent||3|
|Prostatic Specific Antigen Increased||3|
|Hallucination (an experience involving the perception of something not present)||2|
|Major Depression (a mood state that goes well beyond temporarily feeling sad or blue. it is a serious medical illness that affects one's thoughts, feelings)||1|
|Middle Insomnia (difficulty returning to sleep after awakening either in the middle of the night)||1|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Sinemet Cr, Saw Palmetto:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Parkinson's disease
- Cognitive disorder
- Peyronie's disease
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Carbidopa + levodopa
- Amantadine hcl
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Sinemet Cr (carbidopa; levodopa) is often used to treat parkinson's disease. Saw Palmetto (saw palmetto) is often used to treat enlarged prostate. 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:
- Sinemet cr is used in:
- Saw palmetto is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Sinemet cr alternatives:
- Saw palmetto alternatives:
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- By KLieb: 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 ...
- By Drew: Type of medication for stomache discomfort from aspirin?
Is there over the counter medication for this symptom?
- By GOSHEN: Flomax does not help with frequent night time urination maybe not bph but nocturnal?
Tried many and costly prostate related products to no avail. Dr says prostate only marginally enlarged but hard. Could not urinate at all after taking postoperative codein based pain meds. Wonder if nocturnal is a separate and differently medicated condition
You may be interested at these reviews (what is this?):
- By Oakmeadows: Did you recover from bph?
For unknown reasons my BPH symptoms have gradually disappeared. I was taking Doxazosin for 2-3 years but it never seemed to really help. I stated taking Saw Palmetto about a year ago. Gradually over this summer my BPH symptoms faded to almost zero. I'm not ready to claim that the Saw Palmetto di ...
- By jim: Saw palmetto in prostate pills
i got very dizzy when I got up to urinate in the night after taking ultra prostate a couple of days... I returned the product
- By daughter2: Mother recovered significantly from confusion
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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