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 10,445 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 has active ingredients of carbidopa; levodopa. It is often used in parkinson's disease. (latest outcomes from 11,053 Sinemet users)
Stomach upset has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, depression, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 142,488 Stomach upset patients)
On Mar, 31, 2015: 10,445 people reported to have side effects when taking Sinemet. Among them, 196 people (1.88%) have Stomach Upset.
Time on Sinemet when people have Stomach upset * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Stomach upset||80.00%||10.00%||0.00%||10.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Stomach upset when taking Sinemet * :
|Stomach upset||68.04%||31.96% |
Age of people who have Stomach upset when taking Sinemet * :
|Stomach upset||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.08%||1.08%||6.49%||16.76%||74.59% |
Severity of Stomach upset when taking Sinemet ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Stomach upset||0.00%||33.33%||33.33%||33.33% |
How people recovered from Stomach upset ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Stomach upset||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Parkinson's disease (73 people, 37.24%)
- Hypertension (24 people, 12.24%)
- Pain (18 people, 9.18%)
- Depression (18 people, 9.18%)
- Diabetes mellitus (15 people, 7.65%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Mirapex (34 people, 17.35%)
- Sinemet cr (29 people, 14.80%)
- Aspirin (29 people, 14.80%)
- Lisinopril (27 people, 13.78%)
- Vitamin d (27 people, 13.78%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- A study of drug interactions between Sinemet, Azilect for a 66-year old man with Parkinson's Disease. The patient has Pain - Shoulder, Pain - Abdomen
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- A study of drug interactions between Nexplanon, Chantix for a 26-year old woman with Birth Control, Quit Smoking. The patient has Vomiting, Nausea, Myopathic Changes, Vaginal Bleeding Between Periods
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