Related topic: Sinemet, Itching
Review: could Sinemet cause Itching?
Summary: Itching could be caused by Sinemet, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Aspirin, and have Parkinson's disease.
We study 10,421 people who have side effects while taking Sinemet from FDA and social media. Among them, 121 have Itching. Find out below who they are, when they have Itching and more.
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Sinemet (latest outcomes from 11,024 users) has active ingredients of carbidopa; levodopa. It is often used in parkinson's disease.
Itching (latest reports from 537,495 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.
On Apr, 16, 2014: 10,370 people reported to have side effects when taking Sinemet. Among them, 121 people (1.17%) have Itching. They amount to 0.02% of all the 537,340 people who have Itching on eHealthMe.
Time on Sinemet when people have Itching * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Itching when taking Sinemet * :
Age of people who have Itching when taking Sinemet * :
Severity of Itching when taking Sinemet ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Itching ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Parkinson's disease (42 people, 34.71%)
- Chemotherapy (21 people, 17.36%)
- Breast cancer (21 people, 17.36%)
- Metastases to bone (21 people, 17.36%)
- Osteoporosis (19 people, 15.70%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (43 people, 35.54%)
- Coumadin (37 people, 30.58%)
- Prilosec (32 people, 26.45%)
- Actonel (27 people, 22.31%)
- Toprol-xl (24 people, 19.83%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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On eHealthMe, Sinemet (carbidopa; levodopa) is often used for parkinson's disease. Find out below the conditions Sinemet is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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