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 10,437 people who have side effects while taking Sinemet from FDA and social media. Among them, 423 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 Sinemet 11,044 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 Dyskinesia 17,491 patients)
On Nov, 29, 2014: 10,436 people reported to have side effects when taking Sinemet. Among them, 423 people (4.05%) 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 (257 people, 60.76%)
- Depression (41 people, 9.69%)
- Dyskinesia (19 people, 4.49%)
- Anxiety (17 people, 4.02%)
- Osteoporosis (13 people, 3.07%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Sinemet cr (117 people, 27.66%)
- Comtan (101 people, 23.88%)
- Tasmar (86 people, 20.33%)
- Mirapex (70 people, 16.55%)
- Requip (64 people, 15.13%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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