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A study for a 23-year old man who takes Sinemet, Vitamin D

Summary: 1 male patient aged 23 (±5) who takes the same drugs is studied. This is a personalized study for a 23 year old male patient who has Facial Tics. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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What are the drugs

Sinemet has active ingredients of carbidopa; levodopa. It is often used in parkinson's disease. (latest outcomes from 11,059 Sinemet users)

Vitamin d has active ingredients of ergocalciferol. It is often used in rickets. (latest outcomes from 4,190 Vitamin d users)

What are the conditions

Facial tics (uncontrollable spasms in the face, such as blinking of eyes or scrunching of the nose) (latest reports from 60 Facial Tics patients)

What is the symptom

Aggression Aggravated (latest reports from 28,789 Aggression Aggravated patients)

On Apr, 30, 2015: 1 male aged 17 (±5) who take Sinemet, Vitamin D is studied

Sinemet, Vitamin D outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 17

Gender: male

Conditions: Facial Tics

Drugs taking:
- Sinemet (carbidopa; levodopa): used for 6 - 12 months
- Vitamin D (ergocalciferol): used for 1 - 6 months

Drug interactions have: severe aggression aggravated

Comments from or about the patient: Facial tics in autistic teenager. Improved with Sinement. Added Vit D with very good control of tics, but now showing increased aggression.
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eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

InteractionNumber of reports on eHealthMe
Aggression Aggravated1 (100.00% of males aged 17 (±5) who take the drugs)

(as an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Symptom (click a symptom for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Aggression Aggravated in Facial Tics1 (33.33% of males aged 17 (±5) who have Facial tics)

(as an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Side effect (click a side effect for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Aggression Aggravated in Sinemet1 (4.76% of males aged 17 (±5) who take Sinemet)
Aggression Aggravated in Vitamin D1 (4.55% of males aged 17 (±5) who take Vitamin d)

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/an/an/a
Vitamin D is effectiven/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/an/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
n/aAggression AggravatedAggression Aggravatedn/an/an/an/an/a

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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