Review: could Sinemet cause Dyskinesia?
Summary: Dyskinesia is found among people who take Sinemet, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Sinemet cr, and have Parkinson's disease.
We study 10,448 people who have side effects while taking Sinemet from FDA and social media. Among them, 424 have Dyskinesia. Find out below who they are, when they have Dyskinesia and more.
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Sinemet has active ingredients of carbidopa; levodopa. It is often used in parkinson's disease. (latest outcomes from 11,057 Sinemet users)
Dyskinesia (abnormality or impairment of voluntary movement) has been reported by people with depression, parkinson's disease, pain, gastrointestinal disorder, bipolar disorder. (latest reports from 17,492 Dyskinesia patients)
On Apr, 1, 2015: 10,445 people reported to have side effects when taking Sinemet. Among them, 424 people (4.06%) have Dyskinesia.
Time on Sinemet when people have Dyskinesia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Dyskinesia when taking Sinemet * :
Age of people who have Dyskinesia when taking Sinemet * :
Severity of Dyskinesia when taking Sinemet ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Dyskinesia ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Parkinson's disease (258 people, 60.85%)
- Depression (41 people, 9.67%)
- Dyskinesia (19 people, 4.48%)
- Anxiety (17 people, 4.01%)
- Osteoporosis (13 people, 3.07%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Sinemet cr (117 people, 27.59%)
- Comtan (101 people, 23.82%)
- Tasmar (86 people, 20.28%)
- Mirapex (71 people, 16.75%)
- Requip (64 people, 15.09%)
* 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 Sinemet Cr for a 65-year old woman with Parkinsonian Rest Tremor.
- A study of drug interactions between Zanaflex, Klonopin, Vicodin, Fentanyl-50, Sinemet Cr, Seroquel, Depakote Er for a 58-year old woman with Muscle Contractions Involuntary, Anxiety Disorder Due To A General Medical Condition, Chronic Pain, Failed Back Surgery Syndrome, Parkinson's Disease, Psychosis. The patient has Shortness Of Breath, Muscle Cramps Aggravated, Sweating Fever, Congestive Heart Failure, Hallucinations
- A study of side effects of Sinemet for a 76-year old woman with Parkinson's Disease. The patient has Phlebitis
- A study of side effects of Carbidopa And Levodopa for a 71-year old man with Parkinson's Disease. The patient has Prostate Infection
- A study of drug interactions between Sinemet, Azilect for a 66-year old man with Parkinson's Disease. The patient has Pain - Shoulder, Pain - Abdomen
Recent Sinemet related drug comparison:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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