Review: could Carbidopa And Levodopa cause Diabetes Mellitus?


Diabetes mellitus is found among people who take Carbidopa And Levodopa, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Diovan, and have Anxiety . We study 2,573 people who have side effects while taking Carbidopa and levodopa from FDA and social media. Among them, 9 have Diabetes mellitus. Find out below who they are, when they have Diabetes mellitus and more.

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Carbidopa And Levodopa

Carbidopa and levodopa has active ingredients of carbidopa; levodopa. It is often used in parkinson's disease. (latest outcomes from Carbidopa and levodopa 2,783 users)

Diabetes Mellitus

Diabetes mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, diabetes, schizophrenia (latest reports from 273,845 Diabetes mellitus patients).

On Oct, 01, 2016

2,573 people reported to have side effects when taking Carbidopa And Levodopa.
Among them, 9 people (0.35%) have Diabetes Mellitus

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Carbidopa and levodopa cause Diabetes mellitus?

Time on Carbidopa And Levodopa when people have Diabetes Mellitus *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 100 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Diabetes Mellitus when taking Carbidopa And Levodopa *:

  • female: 22.22 %
  • male: 77.78 %

Age of people who have Diabetes Mellitus when taking Carbidopa And Levodopa *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 12.5 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 75.0 %
  • 60+: 12.5 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (7 people, 77.78%)
  • Anxiety (7 people, 77.78%)
  • Restless Legs Syndrome (6 people, 66.67%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (6 people, 66.67%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (6 people, 66.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (7 people, 77.78%)
  • Requip (7 people, 77.78%)
  • Diovan (7 people, 77.78%)
  • Lyrica (6 people, 66.67%)
  • Glucotrol Xl (6 people, 66.67%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dyspnoea (7 people, 77.78%)
  • Weight Decreased (6 people, 66.67%)
  • Urinary Tract Infection (6 people, 66.67%)
  • Upper Respiratory Tract Infection (6 people, 66.67%)
  • Infection (6 people, 66.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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