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Review: could Sinemet cause Insomnia?

Summary: Insomnia is found among people who take Sinemet, especially for people who are male, 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, 272 have Insomnia. Find out below who they are, when they have Insomnia 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 11,051 Sinemet users)

Insomnia

Insomnia (sleeplessness) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, pain, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 143,888 Insomnia patients)

On Feb, 16, 2015: 10,444 people reported to have side effects when taking Sinemet. Among them, 346 people (3.31%) have Insomnia.

Trend of Insomnia in Sinemet reports

Time on Sinemet when people have Insomnia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Insomnia15.62%25.00%34.38%3.12%15.62%3.12%3.12%

Gender of people who have Insomnia when taking Sinemet * :

FemaleMale
Insomnia39.46%60.54%

Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Sinemet * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Insomnia0.00%0.00%3.49%0.29%4.36%9.01%27.91%54.94%

Severity of Insomnia when taking Sinemet ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Insomnia0.00%40.00%40.00%20.00%

How people recovered from Insomnia ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Insomnia0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Parkinson's disease (194 people, 56.07%)
  2. Depression (52 people, 15.03%)
  3. Restless legs syndrome (31 people, 8.96%)
  4. Anxiety (21 people, 6.07%)
  5. Sleep disorder (19 people, 5.49%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Sinemet cr (103 people, 29.77%)
  2. Mirapex (86 people, 24.86%)
  3. Requip (86 people, 24.86%)
  4. Comtan (81 people, 23.41%)
  5. Amantadine hcl (69 people, 19.94%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Support group for people who have Insomnia
    Hi Everyone - I am desperate to talk to people who suffer like me. I have RLS and insomnia. I take Mirapex, Gabapenten, and have tried about 6 different kinds of sleeping pills and for the last 3 years I sleep about 3 to 4 hours a night. I can fall asleep but I cannot stay asleep. I am so sick of living like this. Nothing helps to keep me asleep. I go to bed at the same time every night (9) and around 1:00am, I wake up to go to the bathroom then the nightmare begins.... I cannot go back to sleep. I feel tired, depressed, alone and desperate for help. I have been to the Mayo Clinic twice and to numerous doctors and although they try, I can't get better. I exercise everyday for 1 - 1&1/2 hrs a day. I do not have any other health issues at all. This is a real big problem and a awful way to live. I just feel so alone and sad.

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