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 9,331 people who have side effects while taking Sinemet from FDA and social media. Among them, 74 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 10,896 users)
Restless leg syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs) has been reported by people with pain, drug ineffective, pathological gambling, drowsiness, insomnia (latest reports from 16,565 Restless leg syndrome patients).
On Jul, 29, 2016
9,331 people reported to have side effects when taking Sinemet.
Among them, 74 people (0.79%) have Restless Leg Syndrome
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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