Review: could Carbidopa and levodopa cause High blood sugar?
We study 2,266 people who have side effects while taking Carbidopa and levodopa from FDA and social media. Among them, 8 have High blood sugar. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood sugar and more.
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Carbidopa and levodopa
Carbidopa and levodopa (latest outcomes from 2,471 users) has active ingredients of carbidopa; levodopa. It is often used in parkinson's disease.
High blood sugar
High blood sugar (high blood sugar) (latest reports from 145,816 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, depression, bipolar disorder.
On Jul, 15, 2014: 2,264 people reported to have side effects when taking Carbidopa and levodopa. Among them, 4 people (0.18%) have High Blood Sugar. They amount to 0.00% of all the 144,394 people who have High Blood Sugar on eHealthMe.
Time on Carbidopa and levodopa when people have High blood sugar * :
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|High blood sugar||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have High blood sugar when taking Carbidopa and levodopa * :
|High blood sugar||50.00%||50.00% |
Age of people who have High blood sugar when taking Carbidopa and levodopa * :
|High blood sugar||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Severity of High blood sugar when taking Carbidopa and levodopa ** :
How people recovered from High blood sugar ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Parkinson's disease (3 people, 75.00%)
- Sleep disorder (1 people, 25.00%)
- Prophylaxis (1 people, 25.00%)
- Depression (1 people, 25.00%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (1 people, 25.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Furosemide (2 people, 50.00%)
- Frontal (1 people, 25.00%)
- Carvedilol (1 people, 25.00%)
- Selegiline hcl (1 people, 25.00%)
- Nootropil (1 people, 25.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Over the past 2 years have developed anxiety and other symptoms similar to hypoglycemia one and a half hours after taking half a Sinemet 100/25. I live a roller coaster life trying to balance some relief from my Parkinsonism (mainly right sided weakness)with the negative side effects of the med.Any suggestions? The doctors do not seem to be able to address this issue -- or know much about it.
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