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 10,445 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 11,053 Sinemet users)
Insomnia (sleeplessness) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, pain, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 143,951 Insomnia patients)
On Mar, 20, 2015: 10,445 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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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of drug interactions between Baby Aspirin, Pravastatin Sodium, Plavix for a 65-year old man with Blood Clots, High Blood Cholesterol. The patient has Insomnia
- A study of side effects of Acetaminophen And Codeine Phosphate for a 31-year old woman with Ligament Injury. The patient has Insomnia (sleeplessness)
- A study of side effects of Hydrocodone Bitartrate And Acetaminophen for a 55-year old man with Hip Pain. The patient has Insomnia (sleeplessness)
- A study of side effects of Syndopa for a 35-year old man with Parkinson's Disease. The patient has Painful Erection
- A study of drug interactions between Qsymia, Fetzima for a 46-year old man with Weight Loss, Depression. The patient has Tremor, Confusion, Dialated Pupils, Diaphoresis, Palpation, Insomnia, Hypertension
Recent Sinemet related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Carbidopa And Levodopa, Amantadine Hydrochloride, Azilect, Neupro for a 61-year old woman who has Parkinsonian Gait
- Comparions of Carbidopa And Levodopa, Mirapex for a 55-year old woman who has Parkinson's Disease
- Comparions of Entacapone, Azilect, Mirapex, Carbidopa And Levodopa for a 68-year old man who has Parkinsons
- Comparions of Augmentin '875', Sinemet for a 66-year old man who has Abscess
- Comparions of Zorvolex, Tamsulosin, Carbidopa And Levodopa, Proscar, Zocor for a 76-year old man who has Colesterol
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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