What is Sinemet 12.5/50?

Category: Prescription Drugs


Generic name: Carbidopa-Levodopa

Sinemet® is a brand name for the combination of the drugs levodopa and carbidopa. The combination is used to treat the symptoms of Parkinson's disease or Parkinson-like symptoms.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 2
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Sinemet 12.5/50

Side effect Patients
Jerky movements 1
Muscle spasms in hands 1
Nausea 1

Why patients stopped taking Sinemet 12.5/50

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 1
Doctor's advice 1
Personal research 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 2 patients who've stopped taking Sinemet 12.5/50


Stopped taking Sinemet 12.5/50

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 2
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 2

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Sinemet 12.5/50 after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Carbidopa-Entacapone-Levodopa (Stalevo) 1
Levodopa-Benserazide (Madopar) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Sinemet 12.5/50.