Review: could Carbidopa And Levodopa cause Tardive Dyskinesia?


Tardive dyskinesia is found among people who take Carbidopa And Levodopa, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Metoclopramide, and have Gastrooesophageal reflux disease . We study 2,573 people who have side effects while taking Carbidopa and levodopa from FDA and social media. Among them, 17 have Tardive dyskinesia. Find out below who they are, when they have Tardive dyskinesia 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)

Tardive Dyskinesia

Tardive dyskinesia (a disorder that involves involuntary movements) has been reported by people with indigestion, abdominal distension, bipolar disorder, depression, schizophrenia (latest reports from 25,780 Tardive dyskinesia patients).

On Sep, 21, 2016

2,573 people reported to have side effects when taking Carbidopa And Levodopa.
Among them, 17 people (0.66%) have Tardive Dyskinesia

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Carbidopa and levodopa cause Tardive dyskinesia?

Gender of people who have Tardive Dyskinesia when taking Carbidopa And Levodopa *:

  • female: 56.25 %
  • male: 43.75 %

Age of people who have Tardive Dyskinesia when taking Carbidopa And Levodopa *:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (5 people, 29.41%)
  • Restless Legs Syndrome (2 people, 11.76%)
  • Terminal Insomnia (1 person, 5.88%)
  • Sarcoma (1 person, 5.88%)
  • Parkinson's Disease (1 person, 5.88%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Metoclopramide (9 people, 52.94%)
  • Amoxicillin (8 people, 47.06%)
  • Xanax (6 people, 35.29%)
  • Lexapro (6 people, 35.29%)
  • Aspirin (6 people, 35.29%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Tremor (10 people, 58.82%)
  • Gait Disturbance (10 people, 58.82%)
  • Extrapyramidal Disorder (10 people, 58.82%)
  • Emotional Disorder (10 people, 58.82%)
  • Economic Problem (10 people, 58.82%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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