Sinemet and Restless leg syndrome - from FDA reports
Restless leg syndrome 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 Requip, and have Parkinson's disease . We study 12,793 people who have side effects while taking Sinemet from FDA. Among them, 88 have Restless leg syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Restless leg syndrome and more.
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Sinemet has active ingredients of carbidopa; levodopa. It is often used in parkinson's disease. (latest outcomes from Sinemet 13,841 users)
Restless Leg Syndrome
Restless leg syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs) has been reported by people with restless leg syndrome, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, pain (latest reports from 25,236 Restless leg syndrome patients).
On Feb, 03, 2017
12,793 people reported to have side effects when taking Sinemet.
Among them, 88 people (0.69%) have Restless Leg Syndrome
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Sinemet when people have Restless Leg Syndrome *:
- < 1 month: 14.29 %
- 1 - 6 months: 14.29 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 57.14 %
- 5 - 10 years: 14.29 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Restless Leg Syndrome when taking Sinemet *:
- female: 55.81 %
- male: 44.19 %
Age of people who have Restless Leg Syndrome when taking Sinemet *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 1.64 %
- 40-49: 6.56 %
- 50-59: 31.15 %
- 60+: 60.66 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Parkinson's Disease (29 people, 32.95%)
- Sleep Disorder (14 people, 15.91%)
- Thyroid Diseases (11 people, 12.50%)
- Depression (11 people, 12.50%)
- High Blood Pressure (10 people, 11.36%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Requip (34 people, 38.64%)
- Seroquel (20 people, 22.73%)
- Mirapex (19 people, 21.59%)
- Depakote (14 people, 15.91%)
- Lipitor (13 people, 14.77%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Insomnia (26 people, 29.55%)
- Dizziness (24 people, 27.27%)
- Diarrhea (21 people, 23.86%)
- Fatigue (20 people, 22.73%)
- Weakness (18 people, 20.45%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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