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 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.
Time on Carbidopa and levodopa when people have Stomach upset * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Stomach upset||87.50%||12.50%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Stomach upset when taking Carbidopa and levodopa * :
|Stomach upset||65.22%||34.78% |
Age of people who have Stomach upset when taking Carbidopa and levodopa * :
|Stomach upset||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||18.33%||81.67% |
Severity of Stomach upset when taking Carbidopa and levodopa ** :
How people recovered from Stomach upset ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Parkinson's disease (32 people, 56.14%)
- Bipolar disorder (12 people, 21.05%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (8 people, 14.04%)
- Parkinsonism (7 people, 12.28%)
- Depression (7 people, 12.28%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Comtan (16 people, 28.07%)
- Lithium (12 people, 21.05%)
- Lipitor (9 people, 15.79%)
- Carbidopa and levodopa tablets usp (8 people, 14.04%)
- Requip (8 people, 14.04%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of side effects of Sinemet Cr for a 66-year old man with Parkinsonism. The patient has Cold Sweat
- A study of drug interactions between Klonopin, Zoloft, Trazodone Hydrochloride for a 19-year old girl with Anxiety And Stress, Major Depression. The patient has Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness, Vomiting, Upset Stomach, Stomach Pain, Frequent Headaches, Kidney Stones
- A study of side effects of Oxymorphone Hydrochloride for a 50-year old man with Pain. The patient has Emesis
- A study of side effects of Sinemet Cr for a 65-year old woman with Parkinsonian Rest Tremor.
- A study of side effects of Citalopram Hydrobromide for a 34-year old woman with Anxiety Disorder. The patient has Thinking - Unclear, Lightheadedness, Nausea, Vomiting, Dizziness, Headache - Migraine Without Aura, Tinnitus
Recent Carbidopa and levodopa related drug comparison:
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