A study for a 67 year old woman who takes Sinemet - from FDA reports


3,749 females aged 67 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 67 year old female patient who has Parkinson's Disease. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Jan, 12, 2019

3,749 females aged 67 (±5) who take Sinemet are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Sinemet for a 67-year old woman.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 67
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: Parkinson's Disease
  • Drugs taken:
    • Sinemet (carbidopa; levodopa)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  1. Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
  2. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  3. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  4. High blood pressure
  5. Fall
  6. Breathing difficulty
  7. Confusional state
  8. Balance disorder
  9. Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)
  10. Speech disorder
1 - 6 months:
  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  2. Appetite - decreased (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat)
  3. Dizziness
  4. Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
  5. Feeling abnormal
  6. Gait disturbance
  7. Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)
  8. Balance disorder
  9. Dyskinesia (abnormality or impairment of voluntary movement)
  10. Weight decreased
6 - 12 months:
  1. Drug ineffective
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  3. Rashes (redness)
  4. Gingival pain (gum pain)
  5. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  6. Muscle spasms (muscle contraction)
  7. Speech impairment (adult) (inability to speak (adult))
  8. Tongue disorder (disease of tongue)
  9. Pruritus generalised (generalized itching)
  10. Abdominal pain upper
1 - 2 years:
  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  2. Dyskinesia (abnormality or impairment of voluntary movement)
  3. Hallucinations (sensations that appear real but are created by your mind)
  4. Appetite - decreased (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat)
  5. Confusional state
  6. Fall
  7. Urination - excessive at night
  8. Abdominal pain upper
  9. Perforated ulcer
  10. Abdominal abscess (collection of pus in abdomen)
2 - 5 years:
  1. Dyskinesia (abnormality or impairment of voluntary movement)
  2. Urination - excessive at night
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  4. Rib fracture
  5. Appetite - decreased (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat)
  6. Freezing phenomenon
  7. Lung disorder (lung disease)
  8. Death
  9. Ards (acute respiratory distress syndrome) (sudden failure of the respiratory (breathing) system)
  10. Road traffic accident
5 - 10 years:
  1. Speech impairment (adult) (inability to speak (adult))
  2. Swallowing difficulty
  3. Drug ineffective
  4. Aphagia (inability or refusal to swallow)
  5. Muscle spasms (muscle contraction)
  6. Rashes (redness)
  7. Gingival pain (gum pain)
  8. Abdominal pain upper
  9. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  10. Tongue disorder (disease of tongue)
10+ years:
  1. Chest pain
  2. Confusional state
  3. Pain
  4. Vision blurred
  5. Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
  6. Rashes (redness)
  7. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  8. Migraine (headache)
  9. Glossodynia (a burning or painful sensation in the tongue)
  10. Overdose
not specified:
  1. Fall
  2. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  3. Drug ineffective
  4. Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
  5. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  6. Weakness
  7. Dyskinesia (abnormality or impairment of voluntary movement)
  8. Dizziness
  9. Gait disturbance
  10. Stress and anxiety

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. High Blood Pressure : 228 people, 6.08%
  2. Depression : 211 people, 5.63%
  3. Pain : 162 people, 4.32%
  4. Stress And Anxiety : 122 people, 3.25%
  5. Hallucinations (sensations that appear real but are created by your mind): 114 people, 3.04%
  6. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 113 people, 3.01%
  7. High Blood Cholesterol : 96 people, 2.56%
  8. Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development): 90 people, 2.40%
  9. Delusion (a false belief or opinion): 83 people, 2.21%
  10. Sleep Disorder : 79 people, 2.11%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Requip (266 people, 7.10%)
  2. Mirapex (251 people, 6.70%)
  3. Azilect (211 people, 5.63%)
  4. Comtan (207 people, 5.52%)
  5. Nuplazid (201 people, 5.36%)
  6. Synthroid (167 people, 4.45%)
  7. Aspirin (136 people, 3.63%)
  8. Lipitor (126 people, 3.36%)
  9. Lyrica (125 people, 3.33%)
  10. Vitamin D (123 people, 3.28%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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