Sinemet and Stomach upset - from FDA reports


Summary

Stomach upset is found among people who take Sinemet, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Lipitor, and have Parkinson's disease. This review analyzes which people have Stomach upset with Sinemet. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 13,554 people who have side effects when taking Sinemet from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 25, 2017

13,554 people reported to have side effects when taking Sinemet.
Among them, 87 people (0.64%) have Stomach Upset


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Sinemet cause Stomach upset?

Time on Sinemet when people have Stomach Upset *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 50 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Stomach Upset when taking Sinemet *:

  • female: 54.02 %
  • male: 45.98 %

Age of people who have Stomach Upset when taking Sinemet *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.56 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 12.5 %
  • 50-59: 7.81 %
  • 60+: 78.12 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Parkinson's Disease (26 people, 29.89%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (12 people, 13.79%)
  • High Blood Pressure (10 people, 11.49%)
  • Insomnia (9 people, 10.34%)
  • Hypothyroidism (9 people, 10.34%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lipitor (16 people, 18.39%)
  • Mirapex (15 people, 17.24%)
  • Nexium (14 people, 16.09%)
  • Toprol-Xl (13 people, 14.94%)
  • Ambien (13 people, 14.94%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (31 people, 35.63%)
  • Fatigue (23 people, 26.44%)
  • Dizziness (22 people, 25.29%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (21 people, 24.14%)
  • Constipation (20 people, 22.99%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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