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Review: could Carbidopa and levodopa cause Diabetes mellitus (Diabetes)?

Summary: Diabetes mellitus is found among people who take Carbidopa and levodopa, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old, also take medication Requip, and have Depression.

We study 2,274 people who have side effects while taking Carbidopa and levodopa from FDA and social media. Among them, 8 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 2,480 Carbidopa and levodopa users)

Diabetes mellitus

Diabetes mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin) has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, high blood pressure, schizophrenia, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 141,054 Diabetes mellitus patients)

On Feb, 6, 2015: 2,274 people reported to have side effects when taking Carbidopa and levodopa. Among them, 9 people (0.40%) have Diabetes Mellitus.

Trend of Diabetes mellitus in Carbidopa and levodopa reports

Time on Carbidopa and levodopa when people have Diabetes mellitus * :

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Gender of people who have Diabetes mellitus when taking Carbidopa and levodopa * :

FemaleMale
Diabetes mellitus33.33%66.67%

Age of people who have Diabetes mellitus when taking Carbidopa and levodopa * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Diabetes mellitus0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%12.50%0.00%75.00%12.50%

Severity of Diabetes mellitus when taking Carbidopa and levodopa ** :

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How people recovered from Diabetes mellitus ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (7 people, 77.78%)
  2. Anxiety (7 people, 77.78%)
  3. Bipolar disorder (6 people, 66.67%)
  4. Peptic ulcer haemorrhage (6 people, 66.67%)
  5. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (6 people, 66.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Requip (7 people, 77.78%)
  2. Seroquel (7 people, 77.78%)
  3. Diovan (7 people, 77.78%)
  4. Abilify (6 people, 66.67%)
  5. Prevacid (6 people, 66.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    after eating I fell as if I will faint n hav dyspnea n headache.. n if I try to walk then I hav severe itching all over the body ... if I don't take meal then I am fine
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    Parkinson appeared to my mother after few time since 1st. Injection of Prolia, 2 years ago had the 2d. These are the patologies she has, and the drugs she takes:
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    I've been on Prilosec for about 1 month & my blood sugars have been elevated starting shortly after I started on it. could Prilosec be causing it? Nothing else has changed with my meds or lifestyle.
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    My grandmother have Atrial Fibrillation (AF) and suffered a ischemic CVA stroke with hemorrhagic transformation on right brain this week. She also had left sudural hematoma for some time now, due to which Asprin (ecospirin-75) that she was taking because of her AF was stopped and I believe that stopping ecosirin resulted in a stroke (ischemic CVA stroke with hemorrhagic transformation on right brain this week). If Aspirin cannot be continued due to hematoma or heammorage, please suggest if there is any alternate treatment for AF, because if AF is not controlled then it might lead to another stroke. Are any of these medicines can give a soliution - Dabigatran,Rivaroxaban, Apixaban or is there any alternate treatment.
  • How often is parkinson's disease confused with chronic lyme diseasse?
    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 tic sites, some with a rash.

    A year later some strange things began: high fever, life-long right-side tendency for tonsillitis, persistent 'mononucleosis', poor memory, low energy, and migraines which eventually became the scourge of my adult life. All that hidden under a blanket of high emotional stress caused by life-altering changes in the family.

    2010: diagnosed with well developed Parkinson's Disease (PD).

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