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Review: could Carbidopa and levodopa cause High blood sugar?

Summary: High blood sugar could be caused by Carbidopa and levodopa, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Furosemide, and have Parkinson's disease.

We study 2,259 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 2,463 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 142,065 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, diabetes, depression, bipolar disorder.

On Apr, 12, 2014: 2,258 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 141,836 people who have High Blood Sugar on eHealthMe.

Trend of High blood sugar in Carbidopa and levodopa reports

Time on Carbidopa and levodopa when people have High blood sugar * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
High blood sugar100.00%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 * :

FemaleMale
High blood sugar50.00%50.00%

Age of people who have High blood sugar when taking Carbidopa and levodopa * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
High blood sugar0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

Severity of High blood sugar when taking Carbidopa and levodopa ** :

n/a

How people recovered from High blood sugar ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Parkinson's disease (3 people, 75.00%)
  2. Sleep disorder (1 people, 25.00%)
  3. Prophylaxis (1 people, 25.00%)
  4. Depression (1 people, 25.00%)
  5. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (1 people, 25.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Furosemide (2 people, 50.00%)
  2. Frontal (1 people, 25.00%)
  3. Carvedilol (1 people, 25.00%)
  4. Selegiline hcl (1 people, 25.00%)
  5. Nootropil (1 people, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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