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Review: could Carbidopa and levodopa cause Stomach upset (Nausea and vomiting)?

Summary: Stomach upset is found among people who take Carbidopa and levodopa, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Comtan, and have Parkinson's disease.

We study 2,278 people who have side effects while taking Carbidopa and levodopa from FDA and social media. Among them, 7 have Stomach upset. Find out below who they are, when they have Stomach upset 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 2,482 Carbidopa and levodopa users)

Stomach upset

Stomach upset has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, type 2 diabetes, depression, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 142,502 Stomach upset patients)

On Apr, 27, 2015: 2,278 people reported to have side effects when taking Carbidopa and levodopa. Among them, 57 people (2.50%) have Stomach Upset.

Trend of Stomach upset in Carbidopa and levodopa reports

Time on Carbidopa and levodopa when people have Stomach upset * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Stomach upset87.50%12.50%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Stomach upset when taking Carbidopa and levodopa * :

FemaleMale
Stomach upset65.22%34.78%

Age of people who have Stomach upset when taking Carbidopa and levodopa * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Stomach upset0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%18.33%81.67%

Severity of Stomach upset when taking Carbidopa and levodopa ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Stomach upset ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Parkinson's disease (32 people, 56.14%)
  2. Bipolar disorder (12 people, 21.05%)
  3. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (8 people, 14.04%)
  4. Parkinsonism (7 people, 12.28%)
  5. Depression (7 people, 12.28%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Comtan (16 people, 28.07%)
  2. Lithium (12 people, 21.05%)
  3. Lipitor (9 people, 15.79%)
  4. Carbidopa and levodopa tablets usp (8 people, 14.04%)
  5. Requip (8 people, 14.04%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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