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Review: could Sinemet cause Dental caries?

Summary: Dental caries could be caused by Sinemet, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take Zometa, and have Parkinson's disease.

We study 10,370 people who have side effects while taking Sinemet from FDA and social media. Among them, 51 have Dental caries. Find out below who they are, when they have Dental caries and more.

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On Apr, 8, 2014: 10,367 people reported to have side effects when taking Sinemet. Among them, 51 people (0.49%) have Dental Caries. They amount to 0.05% of all the 92,892 people who have Dental Caries on eHealthMe.

Trend of Dental caries in Sinemet reports

Time on Sinemet when people have Dental caries * :

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

FemaleMale
Dental caries67.92%32.08%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dental caries0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%23.53%0.00%76.47%

Severity of Dental caries when taking Sinemet ** :

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How people recovered from Dental caries ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Parkinson's disease (34 people, 66.67%)
  2. Osteoporosis (21 people, 41.18%)
  3. Breast cancer (21 people, 41.18%)
  4. Metastases to bone (21 people, 41.18%)
  5. Chemotherapy (21 people, 41.18%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (34 people, 66.67%)
  2. Herceptin (34 people, 66.67%)
  3. Taxotere (34 people, 66.67%)
  4. Cytoxan (32 people, 62.75%)
  5. Tamoxifen citrate (26 people, 50.98%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • This is a query on behalf of a friend. Don't rightly know if this hyper-vigilance is physiological and/or psychological.

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  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • I am 59 (female) and I have Parkinson’s disease for 12 years
    My current daily dosage is: Levodopa/Carbidopa 250+25mg 7x1/2; PK-Merz 100mg (Amantadine) 2x1; Comtan 200mg 7x1; Nacom Retard 200mg+50mg 1x1; Madopar solubile 12m5/50mg 1x1;
    Long "off" intervals experiencing severe stiffness, unwanted movements-jerks on the whole body and on the face (upper right part of the lips), severe headache lasting for hours; legs skin rush (net-like on the upper part of legs, rush on the lower part-under the knees and ulcers on the feet.

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