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Review: could Carbidopa and levodopa cause Stomach upset?

We study 2,267 people who have side effects while taking Carbidopa and levodopa from FDA and social media. Among them, 74 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 (latest outcomes from 2,471 users) has active ingredients of carbidopa; levodopa. It is often used in parkinson's disease.

Stomach upset

Stomach upset (latest reports from 840,020 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, type 2 diabetes, depression, rheumatoid arthritis.

On Aug, 16, 2014: 2,267 people reported to have side effects when taking Carbidopa and levodopa. Among them, 57 people (2.51%) have Stomach Upset. They amount to 0.01% of all the 858,265 people who have Stomach Upset on eHealthMe.

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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