Sinemet and Libido increased - from FDA reports


Summary

Libido increased 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 Mirapex, and have Parkinson's disease . We study 12,793 people who have side effects while taking Sinemet from FDA. Among them, 72 have Libido increased. Find out below who they are, when they have Libido increased 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 13,841 users)

Libido Increased

Libido increased (increased sexual urge to have sex) has been reported by people with parkinson's disease, depression, stress and anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, restless leg syndrome (latest reports from 1,637 Libido increased patients).

On Feb, 03, 2017

12,793 people reported to have side effects when taking Sinemet.
Among them, 72 people (0.56%) have Libido Increased


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Sinemet cause Libido increased?

Time on Sinemet when people have Libido Increased *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 100 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Libido Increased when taking Sinemet *:

  • female: 19.44 %
  • male: 80.56 %

Age of people who have Libido Increased when taking Sinemet *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 7.69 %
  • 40-49: 7.69 %
  • 50-59: 23.08 %
  • 60+: 61.54 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Parkinson's Disease (52 people, 72.22%)
  • Depression (13 people, 18.06%)
  • Nausea (4 people, 5.56%)
  • Compulsions (4 people, 5.56%)
  • Fungal Nail Infection (3 people, 4.17%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Mirapex (33 people, 45.83%)
  • Requip (25 people, 34.72%)
  • Stalevo 100 (17 people, 23.61%)
  • Comtan (15 people, 20.83%)
  • Azilect (10 people, 13.89%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pathological Gambling (33 people, 45.83%)
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (24 people, 33.33%)
  • Depression (24 people, 33.33%)
  • Abnormal Behaviour (14 people, 19.44%)
  • Hypersexuality (13 people, 18.06%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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