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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

Sinemet has active ingredients of carbidopa; levodopa. It is often used in parkinson's disease. (latest outcomes from 11,057 Sinemet users)

Dyskinesia

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.

Trend of Dyskinesia in Sinemet reports

Time on Sinemet when people have Dyskinesia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Dyskinesia23.26%25.58%30.23%2.33%4.65%4.65%9.30%

Gender of people who have Dyskinesia when taking Sinemet * :

FemaleMale
Dyskinesia55.17%44.83%

Age of people who have Dyskinesia when taking Sinemet * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dyskinesia0.00%0.00%0.23%1.58%1.13%5.63%17.12%74.32%

Severity of Dyskinesia when taking Sinemet ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Dyskinesia0.00%66.67%0.00%33.33%

How people recovered from Dyskinesia ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Dyskinesia50.00%0.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Parkinson's disease (258 people, 60.85%)
  2. Depression (41 people, 9.67%)
  3. Dyskinesia (19 people, 4.48%)
  4. Anxiety (17 people, 4.01%)
  5. Osteoporosis (13 people, 3.07%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Sinemet cr (117 people, 27.59%)
  2. Comtan (101 people, 23.82%)
  3. Tasmar (86 people, 20.28%)
  4. Mirapex (71 people, 16.75%)
  5. Requip (64 people, 15.09%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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