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Review: could Carbidopa and levodopa cause High blood sugar (Hyperglycemia)?

Summary: High blood sugar is reported only by a few people who take Carbidopa and levodopa.

We study 2,274 people who have side effects while taking Carbidopa and levodopa from FDA and social media. Among them, 4 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 has active ingredients of carbidopa; levodopa. It is often used in parkinson's disease. (latest outcomes from 2,480 Carbidopa and levodopa users)

High blood sugar

High blood sugar (high blood sugar) has been reported by people with diabetes, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, bipolar disorder. (latest reports from 17,112 High blood sugar patients)

On Feb, 5, 2015: 2,274 people reported to have side effects when taking Carbidopa and levodopa. Among them, 4 people (0.18%) have High Blood Sugar.

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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  • Can prolia cause parkinson?
    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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    Drugs:
    - Tranxilium
    - Sinemet plus
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    presently having symptoms which appear to be upper respitory infection want to take muninex for nasal/chest congestion coughing will it interact okay with the HCTZ please advise
  • 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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  • Mother recovered significantly from confusion (1 response)
    My very independent, active mother was diagnosed with Parkinson's (long over due, she did not have the common tremor but instead had issues with her gait).

    She was already on Wellbutrin and Prozac because they thought her shuffling was muscle weakness due to inactivity caused by depression. Once properly diagnosed and under the treatment of a neurologist for Parkinson's she was prescribed Sinemet. Her ability to walk increased dramatically however she was extremely confused. She constantly wanted to go home even though she was. She would get angry with us if we tried to convince her otherwise. She confused family members with other people and thought very off the wall situations were occurring with them. The neurologist said she had common symptoms of senile dementia which can accompany Parkinson's patients. Due to a random ordered hearing/vertigo test, we were instructed to take her off of all her medications a week prior to the test. Because the sinemet was so difficult to get her to tolerate due to extreme nausea I did not take her off of it but I took her off everything else. Within four to five days of being off the depression medication which had been combined with the sinemet she had a 360 degree turnaround in her confusion. She was even able to tell me that she knew she was confused but could not reason herself out of it. It was an end to eight months of pure H**. If you have a family suffering confusion and symptoms of senility that is on Sinemet and also taking anti-depression medications, insist that they be weaned of the anti-depressants before you accept the senility diagnosis.

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