Sinemet and Dental caries - from FDA reports


Summary

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 12,793 people who have side effects while taking Sinemet from FDA. Among them, 58 have Dental caries. Find out below who they are, when they have Dental caries and more.

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Sinemet

Sinemet has active ingredients of carbidopa; levodopa. It is often used in parkinson's disease. (latest outcomes from Sinemet 13,841 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 Feb, 19, 2017

12,793 people reported to have side effects when taking Sinemet.
Among them, 58 people (0.45%) 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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