Sinemet and Insomnia - from FDA reports


Summary

Insomnia is found among people who take Sinemet, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Mirapex, and have Parkinson's disease. This review analyzes which people have Insomnia with Sinemet. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 12,793 people who have side effects when taking Sinemet from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Feb, 27, 2017

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:

Could Sinemet cause Insomnia?

Time on Sinemet when people have Insomnia *:

  • < 1 month: 16.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 25.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 8.33 %
  • 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.

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