Dyskinesia is found among people who take Sinemet, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Comtan, and have Parkinson's disease . We study 10,152 people who have side effects while taking Sinemet from FDA and social media. Among them, 273 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 11,926 users)
Dyskinesia (abnormality or impairment of voluntary movement) has been reported by people with drug effect decreased, suicidal ideation, fever, drowsiness, diarrhea (latest reports from 18,071 Dyskinesia patients).
On Aug, 27, 2016
10,152 people reported to have side effects when taking Sinemet.
Among them, 273 people (2.69%) have Dyskinesia
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I have Parkinsons and for the last 7 years have been on Sinemet (25/100). The last year I started to get Dskynesia around the mouth. I've been told it was because I've been on Sinemet too long. Does anyone know of a medication that will stop the dskynesia other than Sinemet?
Hi, Started taking Teva's brand of Sinemet on 5/30 with no problem but then on 6/4 I developed hives on exposed skin of arms and legs.Nothing on torso. Very itchy. I'm assuming it's the Sinemet and wondering what to switch to. Suggestions appreciated!
Have Parkinson's Disease Diog. 2012, Also Chronic Pancreatitis, Starting Simemet was almost impossiable dew to abdominal rejection, pain and vomiting. Titrated onto siemet over 80 days and thought that was it until disease progressed and had to increase siemet does one more time. Body would not ...
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