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 Requip, and have Parkinson's disease . We study 10,424 people who have side effects while taking Sinemet from FDA and social media. Among them, 349 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 Sinemet 10,933 users)

Insomnia

Insomnia (sleeplessness) has been reported by people with drug ineffective, memory loss, fatigue, stress and anxiety, taste - impaired (latest reports from 124,271 Insomnia patients).

On Jul, 20, 2016

10,424 people reported to have side effects when taking Sinemet.
Among them, 349 people (3.35%) have Insomnia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Sinemet cause Insomnia?

Time on Sinemet when people have Insomnia *:

  • < 1 month: 14.63 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 29.27 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 39.02 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.44 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.76 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.44 %
  • 10+ years: 2.44 %

Gender of people who have Insomnia when taking Sinemet *:

  • female: 41.5 %
  • male: 58.5 %

Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Sinemet *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.31 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 5.0 %
  • 40-49: 10.77 %
  • 50-59: 29.62 %
  • 60+: 52.31 %

Severity if Insomnia when taking Sinemet **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 25 %
  • most severe: 25 %

How people recovered from Insomnia **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Parkinson's Disease (129 people)
  • Depression (33 people)
  • Restless Legs Syndrome (23 people)
  • Anxiety (15 people)
  • Sleep Disorder (10 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Requip (55 people)
  • Mirapex (54 people)
  • Amantadine Hcl (39 people)
  • Comtan (33 people)
  • Ambien (26 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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