Review: could Sinemet cause Dental Caries?


Dental caries is found among people who take Sinemet, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Zometa, and have Parkinson's disease . We study 11,866 people who have side effects while taking Sinemet from FDA and social media. Among them, 58 have Dental caries. Find out below who they are, when they have Dental caries and more.

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Sinemet has active ingredients of carbidopa; levodopa. It is often used in parkinson's disease. (latest outcomes from Sinemet 13,825 users)

Dental Caries

Dental caries has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, metastases to bone, rheumatoid arthritis, pain (latest reports from 10,834 Dental caries patients).

On Oct, 20, 2016

11,866 people reported to have side effects when taking Sinemet.
Among them, 58 people (0.49%) have Dental Caries

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Sinemet cause Dental caries?

Gender of people who have Dental Caries when taking Sinemet *:

  • female: 70.69 %
  • male: 29.31 %

Age of people who have Dental Caries when taking Sinemet *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 22.64 %
  • 50-59: 1.89 %
  • 60+: 75.47 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Parkinson's Disease (32 people, 55.17%)
  • Osteoporosis (21 people, 36.21%)
  • Metastases To Bone (21 people, 36.21%)
  • Chemotherapy (21 people, 36.21%)
  • Breast Cancer (21 people, 36.21%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (36 people, 62.07%)
  • Taxotere (35 people, 60.34%)
  • Herceptin (34 people, 58.62%)
  • Cytoxan (33 people, 56.90%)
  • Tamoxifen Citrate (26 people, 44.83%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Tooth Extraction (39 people, 67.24%)
  • Tooth Disorder (37 people, 63.79%)
  • Swelling (36 people, 62.07%)
  • Pain (36 people, 62.07%)
  • Bone Disorder (36 people, 62.07%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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