Review: could Sinemet cause Anxiety and stress?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 10, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.6/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 10,367 people who take Sinemet. Among them, 385 have Anxiety and stress. See who they are, when they have Anxiety and stress and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Sinemet (latest outcomes from 11,017 users) has active ingredients of carbidopa; levodopa. It is often used in parkinson's disease, restless leg syndrome. Commonly reported side effects of Sinemet include fall, weakness, parkinson's disease, fatigue, parkinson's disease aggravated.
Anxiety and stress
Anxiety and stress (latest reports from 1,275,751 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, stress and anxiety, multiple sclerosis, pain.
On Feb, 23, 2014: 10,157 people reported to have side effects when taking Sinemet. Among them, 370 people (3.64%) have Anxiety And Stress.
Time on Sinemet when people have Anxiety and stress * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Anxiety and stress||12.50%||31.25%||3.12%||34.38%||18.75%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Anxiety and stress when taking Sinemet * :
|Anxiety and stress||50.85%||49.15% |
Age of people who have Anxiety and stress when taking Sinemet * :
|Anxiety and stress||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.36%||2.18%||18.91%||17.09%||61.45% |
Severity of Anxiety and stress when taking Sinemet ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Anxiety and stress||0.00%||40.00%||60.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Anxiety and stress ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Anxiety and stress||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Parkinson's disease (278 people, 75.14%)
- Depression (120 people, 32.43%)
- Pain (95 people, 25.68%)
- Restless legs syndrome (85 people, 22.97%)
- Anxiety (80 people, 21.62%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Mirapex (288 people, 77.84%)
- Sinemet cr (164 people, 44.32%)
- Requip (160 people, 43.24%)
- Klonopin (132 people, 35.68%)
- Ambien (121 people, 32.70%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I have tried various options to address anxiety without effectiveness. I also have some Degenerative Arthritis (knees) and lower back, which complicate walking. I have been diagnosed with Parkinson's via a DatScan, but do not have tremors. Main symptom is right-sided weakness. I have never had anxiety, but over the past few months have increasingly become anxious and have a feeling of internal vibration. Also have a dull, mild pressure headache especially present in right sinus area, but over my entire head in general.I have been taking Sinemet for 2 years with some relief from my symptoms, and this has come on gradually. My Neurologist prescribed Azelect to try to smooth out symptoms, and it helped a bit, but proved too expensive.
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