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 10,448 people who have side effects while taking Sinemet from FDA and social media. Among them, 346 have Insomnia. Find out below who they are, when they have Insomnia and more.
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Sinemet has active ingredients of carbidopa; levodopa. It is often used in parkinson's disease. (latest outcomes from 11,057 Sinemet users)
Insomnia (sleeplessness) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, pain, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 144,028 Insomnia patients)
On Apr, 20, 2015: 10,448 people reported to have side effects when taking Sinemet. Among them, 346 people (3.31%) have Insomnia.
Time on Sinemet when people have Insomnia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Insomnia when taking Sinemet * :
Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Sinemet * :
Severity of Insomnia when taking Sinemet ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Insomnia ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Parkinson's disease (194 people, 56.07%)
- Depression (52 people, 15.03%)
- Restless legs syndrome (31 people, 8.96%)
- Anxiety (21 people, 6.07%)
- Sleep disorder (19 people, 5.49%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Sinemet cr (103 people, 29.77%)
- Mirapex (86 people, 24.86%)
- Requip (86 people, 24.86%)
- Comtan (81 people, 23.41%)
- Amantadine hcl (69 people, 19.94%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- A study of side effects of Actemra for a 50-year old woman with Rheumatoid Arthritis. The patient has Insomnia, Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness, Fluid Retention, Sjogren's Syndrome, Scleroedema, Raynaud's Phenomenon, Hair Loss
- A study of side effects of Sinemet Cr for a 65-year old woman with Parkinsonian Rest Tremor.
- A study of side effects of Trokendi Xr for a 16-year old girl with Migraine. The patient has Insomnia
- A study of drug interactions between Zyrtec, Protonix, Apriso, Singulair for a 13-year old girl with Allergy To Plants, Heartburn - Chronic, Crohn's Disease, Asthma. The patient has Insomnia, Ocd
Recent Sinemet related drug comparison:
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