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 10,445 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 11,053 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 Mar, 1, 2015: 10,444 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:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of drug interactions between Clonazepam, Bupropion Hydrochloride, Crestor, Carbidopa And Levodopa, Cymbalta, Azilect for a 56-year old woman with Sleep Seditive, Anxiety, High Colesteral, Synthectic Dopamine For Parkinson Disease, Used For Nerve Pain Above Knees (both Legs), /worls With Existing Dopamine In The Brain. The patient has Shortness In Breath And Halucinations
- A study of side effects of Syndopa for a 35-year old man with Parkinson's Disease. The patient has Painful Erection
- A study of drug interactions between Cialis, Omega 3, Sinemet, Escitalopram, Bystolic, Lotrel, Simvastatin, Clonazepam, Vesicare for a 60-year old man with Incontinence, Age-related Hearing Loss, Parkinson's Disease, Depression, Blood Pressure Inadequately Controlled, Blood Cholesterol Abnormal, Sleep Disorder, Urgent Urination. The patient has Fatigue, Parkinsonian Gait, Tremor
- A study of drug interactions between Amantadine Hydrochloride, Sinemet for a 67-year old woman with Parkinson's Plus Syndrome, Parkinson's Disease. The patient has Diarerra, Mirapex
- A study of drug interactions between Toviaz, Levothyroxine Thyroid, Aspirin, Carbidopa And Levodopa for a 67-year old woman with Bladder Discomfort, Thyrogen, Knee Pain, Parkinson's Disease. The patient has Nose Bleeds
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