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 2,276 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 2,481 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 23,259 Tardive dyskinesia patients)
On Feb, 28, 2015: 2,274 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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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of side effects of Syndopa for a 35-year old man with Parkinson's Disease. The patient has Painful Erection
- A study of drug interactions between Cialis, Omega 3, Sinemet, Escitalopram, Bystolic, Lotrel, Simvastatin, Clonazepam, Vesicare for a 60-year old man with Incontinence, Age-related Hearing Loss, Parkinson's Disease, Depression, Blood Pressure Inadequately Controlled, Blood Cholesterol Abnormal, Sleep Disorder, Urgent Urination. The patient has Fatigue, Parkinsonian Gait, Tremor
- A study of side effects of Viibryd for a 36-year old woman with Depression. The patient has Sexual Dysfunction (difficulty experienced by an individual or a couple during any stage of a normal sexual activity), Abnormal Weight Gain, Tardive Dyskinesia (a disorder that involves involuntary movements), Anxiety And Stress
- A study of drug interactions between Amantadine Hydrochloride, Sinemet for a 67-year old woman with Parkinson's Plus Syndrome, Parkinson's Disease. The patient has Diarerra, Mirapex
- A study of drug interactions between Toviaz, Levothyroxine Thyroid, Aspirin, Carbidopa And Levodopa for a 67-year old woman with Bladder Discomfort, Thyrogen, Knee Pain, Parkinson's Disease. The patient has Nose Bleeds
Recent Carbidopa and levodopa related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Carbidopa And Levodopa, Amantadine Hydrochloride, Azilect, Neupro for a 61-year old woman who has Parkinsonian Gait
- Comparions of Carbidopa And Levodopa, Mirapex for a 55-year old woman who has Parkinson's Disease
- Comparions of Entacapone, Azilect, Mirapex, Carbidopa And Levodopa for a 68-year old man who has Parkinsons
- Comparions of Augmentin '875', Sinemet for a 66-year old man who has Abscess
- Comparions of Zorvolex, Tamsulosin, Carbidopa And Levodopa, Proscar, Zocor for a 76-year old man who has Colesterol
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