Could Sinemet cause 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 Requip, and have Parkinson's disease . We study 11,869 people who have side effects while taking Sinemet from FDA. Among them, 324 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 13,832 users)

Insomnia

Insomnia (sleeplessness) has been reported by people with depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, insomnia, high blood pressure (latest reports from 206,827 Insomnia patients).

On Nov, 20, 2016

11,869 people reported to have side effects when taking Sinemet.
Among them, 324 people (2.73%) have Insomnia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Sinemet cause Insomnia?

Time on Sinemet when people have Insomnia *:

  • < 1 month: 20 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 20 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 30 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Insomnia when taking Sinemet *:

  • female: 48.9 %
  • male: 51.1 %

Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Sinemet *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.2 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 4.02 %
  • 40-49: 8.03 %
  • 50-59: 24.1 %
  • 60+: 62.65 %

Severity of Insomnia **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 37.5 %
  • severe: 37.5 %
  • most severe: 25.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Requip (60 people, 18.52%)
  • Mirapex (57 people, 17.59%)
  • Comtan (38 people, 11.73%)
  • Sinemet Cr (32 people, 9.88%)
  • Amantadine Hcl (32 people, 9.88%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • Depression (38 people, 11.73%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (26 people, 8.02%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (18 people, 5.56%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Stress And Anxiety (65 people, 20.06%)
  • Weakness (61 people, 18.83%)
  • Fall (59 people, 18.21%)
  • Depression (56 people, 17.28%)
  • Fatigue (55 people, 16.98%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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