Sinemet and Dyskinesia - from FDA reports
Dyskinesia is found among people who take Sinemet, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Azilect, and have Parkinson's disease. This review analyzes which people have Dyskinesia with Sinemet. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 12,793 people who have side effects when taking Sinemet from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Mar, 24, 2017
12,793 people reported to have side effects when taking Sinemet.
Among them, 394 people (3.08%) have Dyskinesia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Sinemet when people have Dyskinesia *:
- < 1 month: 36.84 %
- 1 - 6 months: 26.32 %
- 6 - 12 months: 15.79 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 5.26 %
- 5 - 10 years: 5.26 %
- 10+ years: 10.53 %
Gender of people who have Dyskinesia when taking Sinemet *:
- female: 58.4 %
- male: 41.6 %
Age of people who have Dyskinesia when taking Sinemet *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.33 %
- 20-29: 2.33 %
- 30-39: 0.33 %
- 40-49: 4.67 %
- 50-59: 16.67 %
- 60+: 75.67 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Parkinson's Disease (273 people, 69.29%)
- Depression (39 people, 9.90%)
- Stress And Anxiety (14 people, 3.55%)
- Insomnia (13 people, 3.30%)
- Osteoporosis (11 people, 2.79%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Azilect (48 people, 12.18%)
- Requip (45 people, 11.42%)
- Comtan (45 people, 11.42%)
- Mirapex (33 people, 8.38%)
- Stalevo 100 (27 people, 6.85%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Tremor (77 people, 19.54%)
- Fall (56 people, 14.21%)
- Weakness (46 people, 11.68%)
- Parkinson's Disease (46 people, 11.68%)
- Drowsiness (42 people, 10.66%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Dyskinesia when taking Sinemet?
Sinemet has active ingredients of carbidopa; levodopa. It is often used in parkinson's disease. (latest outcomes from Sinemet 13,849 users)
Dyskinesia (abnormality or impairment of voluntary movement) has been reported by people with depression, parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, pain, bipolar disorder (latest reports from 23,208 Dyskinesia patients).
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