Review: could Carbidopa and levodopa cause Tardive dyskinesia?
Summary: Tardive dyskinesia is found among people who take Carbidopa and levodopa, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take medication Metoclopramide, and have Gastrooesophageal reflux disease.
We study 2,278 people who have side effects while taking Carbidopa and levodopa from FDA and social media. Among them, 15 have Tardive dyskinesia. Find out below who they are, when they have Tardive dyskinesia 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)
Tardive dyskinesia (a disorder that involves involuntary movements) has been reported by people with indigestion, abdominal distension, bipolar disorder, depression, gastrointestinal disorder. (latest reports from 23,260 Tardive dyskinesia patients)
On Mar, 31, 2015: 2,276 people reported to have side effects when taking Carbidopa and levodopa. Among them, 15 people (0.66%) have Tardive Dyskinesia.
Time on Carbidopa and levodopa when people have Tardive dyskinesia * :
Gender of people who have Tardive dyskinesia when taking Carbidopa and levodopa * :
|Tardive dyskinesia||53.33%||46.67% |
Age of people who have Tardive dyskinesia when taking Carbidopa and levodopa * :
|Tardive dyskinesia||0.00%||12.50%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||12.50%||75.00% |
Severity of Tardive dyskinesia when taking Carbidopa and levodopa ** :
How people recovered from Tardive dyskinesia ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (5 people, 33.33%)
- Restless legs syndrome (2 people, 13.33%)
- Gastric disorder (1 people, 6.67%)
- Impaired gastric emptying (1 people, 6.67%)
- Oesophageal hypomotility (1 people, 6.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Metoclopramide (9 people, 60.00%)
- Amoxicillin (8 people, 53.33%)
- Aspirin (7 people, 46.67%)
- Xanax (6 people, 40.00%)
- Lexapro (6 people, 40.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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