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Review: could Sinemet cause Stomach upset (Nausea and vomiting)?

Summary: Stomach upset is found among people who take Sinemet, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Mirapex, and have Parkinson's disease.

We study 10,444 people who have side effects while taking Sinemet from FDA and social media. Among them, 196 have Stomach upset. Find out below who they are, when they have Stomach upset 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 11,051 Sinemet users)

Stomach upset

Stomach upset has been reported by people with pain, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, quit smoking. (latest reports from 142,475 Stomach upset patients)

On Feb, 28, 2015: 10,444 people reported to have side effects when taking Sinemet. Among them, 196 people (1.88%) have Stomach Upset.

Trend of Stomach upset in Sinemet reports

Time on Sinemet when people have Stomach upset * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Stomach upset80.00%10.00%0.00%10.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Stomach upset68.04%31.96%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Stomach upset0.00%0.00%0.00%1.08%1.08%6.49%16.76%74.59%

Severity of Stomach upset when taking Sinemet ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Stomach upset0.00%33.33%33.33%33.33%

How people recovered from Stomach upset ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Stomach upset0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Parkinson's disease (73 people, 37.24%)
  2. Hypertension (24 people, 12.24%)
  3. Pain (18 people, 9.18%)
  4. Depression (18 people, 9.18%)
  5. Diabetes mellitus (15 people, 7.65%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Mirapex (34 people, 17.35%)
  2. Sinemet cr (29 people, 14.80%)
  3. Aspirin (29 people, 14.80%)
  4. Lisinopril (27 people, 13.78%)
  5. Vitamin d (27 people, 13.78%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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