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

We study 2,267 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 (latest outcomes from 2,472 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 143,470 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, depression, bipolar disorder.

On Sep, 15, 2014: 2,267 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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  • I get the jitters after my 2nd - 5th dose of medicine. Never during the night when my meds are worn off or never after my first dose in the morning. Sometimes lorazepam gets rid of the jitters and sometimes they last for hours even using lorazepam.

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  • From this study (4 weeks ago):

  • 12 hrs after lantus, bs is going up. Also noted increased overall bs as lantus dose increased

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  • From this study (1 month ago):

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