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Review: could Carbidopa and levodopa cause Hallucination?

We study 2,266 people who have side effects while taking Carbidopa and levodopa from FDA and social media. Among them, 107 have Hallucination. Find out below who they are, when they have Hallucination and more.

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Carbidopa and levodopa

Carbidopa and levodopa (latest outcomes from 2,470 users) has active ingredients of carbidopa; levodopa. It is often used in parkinson's disease.

Hallucination

Hallucination (an experience involving the perception of something not present) (latest reports from 168,774 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, parkinson's disease, quit smoking.

On Jul, 13, 2014: 2,264 people reported to have side effects when taking Carbidopa and levodopa. Among them, 107 people (4.73%) have Hallucination. They amount to 0.06% of all the 165,482 people who have Hallucination on eHealthMe.

Trend of Hallucination in Carbidopa and levodopa reports

Time on Carbidopa and levodopa when people have Hallucination * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hallucination42.11%10.53%0.00%15.79%26.32%5.26%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Hallucination52.85%47.15%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hallucination0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%7.21%92.79%

Severity of Hallucination when taking Carbidopa and levodopa ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hallucination0.00%0.00%33.33%66.67%

How people recovered from Hallucination ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Hallucination50.00%0.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Parkinson's disease (88 people, 82.24%)
  2. Drug effect decreased (20 people, 18.69%)
  3. Hypertension (13 people, 12.15%)
  4. Anxiety disorder (10 people, 9.35%)
  5. Osteoporosis (8 people, 7.48%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Requip (27 people, 25.23%)
  2. Symmetrel (25 people, 23.36%)
  3. Rivotril (17 people, 15.89%)
  4. Selegiline hydrochloride (17 people, 15.89%)
  5. Comtan cmt+tab (16 people, 14.95%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • My mom has been taking Parkinson's medicine with dyclocimine (for irritable bowel syndrome) and dulcolax (for constipation). Since Saturday, she has had severe paranoid hallucinations. She hears, but mostly sees things that are not there. She was convinced that there were burglars in our house so she called the police twice. I need to know if these drugs mixed together can cause such horrible hallucinations. Should she completely stop taking the dyclocimine and dulcolax or can she still take them in moderation? Please help!

    Reply

  • From this study (5 months ago):

  • Started having visual hallucinations w/in last month, along with very frequent diarhea, and currently blood in urine (started taking ciprofloxacin for infection/blood).

    Reply

  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • Wondering is Paxil along with Carbidopa and Levodopa have a bad reaction.

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