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Review: could Sinemet cause Itching?





Summary: Itching is found among people who take Sinemet, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Parkinson's disease.

We study 10,437 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

Sinemet has active ingredients of carbidopa; levodopa. It is often used in parkinson's disease. (latest outcomes from Sinemet 11,044 users)

Itching

Itching has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.(latest reports from Itching 87,571 patients)

On Nov, 29, 2014: 10,436 people reported to have side effects when taking Sinemet. Among them, 121 people (1.16%) have Itching.

Trend of Itching in Sinemet reports

Time on Sinemet when people have Itching * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Itching0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Itching when taking Sinemet * :

FemaleMale
Itching61.79%38.21%

Age of people who have Itching when taking Sinemet * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Itching0.00%0.00%0.00%0.88%0.88%0.88%7.89%89.47%

Severity of Itching when taking Sinemet ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Itching0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Itching ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Itching0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Parkinson's disease (42 people, 34.71%)
  2. Chemotherapy (21 people, 17.36%)
  3. Breast cancer (21 people, 17.36%)
  4. Metastases to bone (21 people, 17.36%)
  5. Osteoporosis (19 people, 15.70%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (43 people, 35.54%)
  2. Coumadin (37 people, 30.58%)
  3. Prilosec (32 people, 26.45%)
  4. Actonel (27 people, 22.31%)
  5. Toprol-xl (24 people, 19.83%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Can prolia cause parkinson?
    (Asked by a 77 year old woman who has Parkinsonian Gait, and takes Sinemet)
    Parkinson appeared to my mother after few time since 1st. Injection of Prolia, 2 years ago had the 2d. These are the patologies she has, and the drugs she takes: - Bronchial asthma. - Hiatus hernia. Hashimoto -tiroiditis with hypo- and hyperthyroidism. - Bronchiectasis. - Nasal polyps. - Anxiety. - ...
  • Do the side effects of prolia either stop or lessen over the 6 month period between injections?
    (Asked by a 67 year old woman who has Back Pain, Acid Reflux, Fatigue, Abdominal Pain, Osteoarthritis Generalised, Headache - Mixed Tension Migraine, Itching, Weight Gain, Hot Flush, Musculoskeletal Discomfort, Pain - Abdomen, and takes Feraheme, Pantoprazole, Prolia)
    I am wondering if the side effects of Prolia go away or lessen during the six months it is taken for.
  • How often is parkinson's disease confused with chronic lyme diseasse?
    (Asked by a 70 year old man who has Stress And Anxiety, Muscular-Skeletal Pain, Mononucleosis, Rash Around Tic-bite, Circular Ring On Skin, Tick Bite, ADD, Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness, Depression - Chronic, Lifelong Migraines, Lifelong Cognition Problems, Parkinson's Disease, and takes Imitrex, Paxil, Sinemet)
    Back in the early 1950s I had the joy and privilege of spending a couple of summers on Cape Cod. As a kid, a lot of that time was spent playing in the grove of poplar trees and bramble behind the house. I clearly remember numerous buried tics, some of which resulted in a circular ring around the t ...
  • Can acute pre pyloric gastritis cause hemorrhoids?
    (Asked by a 30 year old man who has Itching)
    Itching,constipation, blood in stools,straining the sensation of incomplete bowel evacuation.Burning sensation.
  • Does anyone have sever itching at night
    (Asked by a 75 year old woman who has Itching, and takes Verapamil Hcl)
    severe stinging and itching more at night and increased urination during the night. Problem falling asleep and staying asleep. Also have weird dreams and sometimes breathleness

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