Could Sinemet cause Insomnia - from FDA reports
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 Mirapex, and have Parkinson's disease . We study 12,793 people who have side effects while taking Sinemet from FDA. Among them, 345 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 Sinemet 13,837 users)
Insomnia (sleeplessness) has been reported by people with depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, insomnia (latest reports from 206,982 Insomnia patients).
On Dec, 22, 2016
12,793 people reported to have side effects when taking Sinemet.
Among them, 345 people (2.7%) have Insomnia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Sinemet when people have Insomnia *:
- < 1 month: 14.29 %
- 1 - 6 months: 14.29 %
- 6 - 12 months: 35.71 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 28.57 %
- 5 - 10 years: 7.14 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Insomnia when taking Sinemet *:
- female: 47.63 %
- male: 52.37 %
Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Sinemet *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 1.13 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 4.51 %
- 40-49: 7.52 %
- 50-59: 24.06 %
- 60+: 62.78 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Parkinson's Disease (173 people, 50.14%)
- Depression (42 people, 12.17%)
- Restless Leg Syndrome (34 people, 9.86%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (25 people, 7.25%)
- Stress And Anxiety (18 people, 5.22%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Mirapex (66 people, 19.13%)
- Requip (61 people, 17.68%)
- Comtan (39 people, 11.30%)
- Azilect (33 people, 9.57%)
- Lipitor (29 people, 8.41%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Stress And Anxiety (70 people, 20.29%)
- Weakness (66 people, 19.13%)
- Fall (65 people, 18.84%)
- Drowsiness (63 people, 18.26%)
- Depression (63 people, 18.26%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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