Review: could Carbidopa and levodopa cause Hallucination?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 8, 2014)
Severity ratings: 3.5/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 2,252 people who take Carbidopa and levodopa. Among them, 106 have Hallucination. See who they are, when they have Hallucination and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Carbidopa and levodopa
Carbidopa and levodopa (latest outcomes from 2,455 users) has active ingredients of carbidopa; levodopa. It is often used in parkinson's disease, restless leg syndrome. Commonly reported side effects of Carbidopa and levodopa include fall, parkinson's disease, dyskinesia, parkinson's disease aggravated, dyskinesia aggravated.
Hallucination (an experience involving the perception of something not present) (latest reports from 164,234 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, parkinson's disease, high blood pressure, quit smoking.
On Mar, 8, 2014: 2,165 people reported to have side effects when taking Carbidopa and levodopa. Among them, 106 people (4.90%) have Hallucination. They amount to 0.06% of all the 163,196 people who have Hallucination.
Time on Carbidopa and levodopa when people have Hallucination * :
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Gender of people who have Hallucination when taking Carbidopa and levodopa * :
Age of people who have Hallucination when taking Carbidopa and levodopa * :
Severity of Hallucination when taking Carbidopa and levodopa ** :
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How people recovered from Hallucination ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Parkinson's disease (88 people, 83.02%)
- Drug effect decreased (20 people, 18.87%)
- Hypertension (13 people, 12.26%)
- Anxiety disorder (10 people, 9.43%)
- Anaemia (8 people, 7.55%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Requip (27 people, 25.47%)
- Symmetrel (25 people, 23.58%)
- Rivotril (17 people, 16.04%)
- Selegiline hydrochloride (17 people, 16.04%)
- Comtan cmt+tab (16 people, 15.09%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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