Sinemet and Dyskinesia - from FDA reports


Summary

Dyskinesia is found among people who take Sinemet, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Mirapex, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Dyskinesia with Sinemet. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 14,043 people who have side effects when taking Sinemet from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Nov, 27, 2017

14,043 people reported to have side effects when taking Sinemet.
Among them, 576 people (4.1%) have Dyskinesia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Sinemet cause Dyskinesia?

Time on Sinemet when people have Dyskinesia *:

  • < 1 month: 18.18 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 27.27 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 22.73 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.55 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.55 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 9.09 %
  • 10+ years: 13.64 %

Gender of people who have Dyskinesia when taking Sinemet *:

  • female: 57.22 %
  • male: 42.78 %

Age of people who have Dyskinesia when taking Sinemet *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.22 %
  • 20-29: 1.54 %
  • 30-39: 1.1 %
  • 40-49: 5.07 %
  • 50-59: 15.64 %
  • 60+: 76.43 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (43 people, 7.47%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (18 people, 3.12%)
  • Insomnia (17 people, 2.95%)
  • Osteoporosis (13 people, 2.26%)
  • Osteoarthritis (12 people, 2.08%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Mirapex (76 people, 13.19%)
  • Requip (66 people, 11.46%)
  • Azilect (58 people, 10.07%)
  • Comtan (57 people, 9.90%)
  • Tasmar (41 people, 7.12%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Tremor (83 people, 14.41%)
  • Fall (81 people, 14.06%)
  • Weakness (62 people, 10.76%)
  • Agitation (51 people, 8.85%)
  • Drowsiness (47 people, 8.16%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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