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 10,444 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.
You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Sinemet and have Dyskinesia >>>
Sinemet has active ingredients of carbidopa; levodopa. It is often used in parkinson's disease. (latest outcomes from 11,051 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.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Get connected: join our support group of sinemet and dyskinesia on
Do you have Dyskinesia while taking Sinemet?
You are not alone! Join a mobile support group:
- support group for people who take Sinemet and have Dyskinesia
- support group for people who take Sinemet
- support group for people who have Dyskinesia
Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- 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
- A study of side effects of Carbidopa And Levodopa for a 74-year old woman with Parkinson's Disease. The patient has Purpura (purplish discoloration of the skin)
- A study of side effects of Sinemet for a 61-year old man with Parkinsonism. The patient has Indigestion
- A study of side effects of Sinemet for a 77-year old man with Parkinson's Disease. The patient has Parkinson's Disease
- A study of drug interactions between Clonazepam, Ropinirole Hydrochloride, Sinemet Cr for a 62-year old woman with Insomnia, Parkinsonism. The patient has Spasmodic Torticollis, Neck Stiffness, Blepharospasm
Recent Sinemet related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Carbidopa And Levodopa, Amantadine Hydrochloride, Azilect, Neupro for a 61-year old woman who has Parkinsonian Gait
- Comparions of Carbidopa And Levodopa, Mirapex for a 55-year old woman who has Parkinson's Disease
- Comparions of Entacapone, Azilect, Mirapex, Carbidopa And Levodopa for a 68-year old man who has Parkinsons
- Comparions of Augmentin '875', Sinemet for a 66-year old man who has Abscess
- Comparions of Zorvolex, Tamsulosin, Carbidopa And Levodopa, Proscar, Zocor for a 76-year old man who has Colesterol
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.
WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.
DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.
You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).
If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.