Related topic: Sinemet, Insomnia
Review: could Sinemet cause Insomnia?
Summary: Insomnia could be caused by Sinemet, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take Sinemet cr, and have Parkinson's disease.
We study 10,421 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 (latest outcomes from 11,024 users) has active ingredients of carbidopa; levodopa. It is often used in parkinson's disease.
Insomnia (sleeplessness) (latest reports from 781,489 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, high blood pressure, pain, pain relief by acupuncture.
On Apr, 13, 2014: 10,370 people reported to have side effects when taking Sinemet. Among them, 346 people (3.34%) have Insomnia. They amount to 0.04% of all the 785,645 people who have Insomnia on eHealthMe.
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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