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Would you have Restless legs syndrome (Restless leg syndrome) when you have Bipolar disorder?
Summary: Restless legs syndrome is found among people with Bipolar disorder, especially people who are female, 50-59 old, also have Depression, and take medication Seroquel.
We study 220 people who have Restless legs syndrome (Restless leg syndrome) and Bipolar disorder from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.
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Bipolar disorder (mood disorder) (latest reports from 78,946 patients) can be treated by Lamictal, Lithium Carbonate, Abilify, Seroquel, Lamotrigine, Depakote.
Restless legs syndrome
Restless legs syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs) (latest reports from 67,439 patients) has been reported by people with restless leg syndrome, osteoporosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain.
On Oct, 28, 2014: 36,747 people who have bipolar disorder are studied. Among them, 220 (0.60%) have Restless Legs Syndrome.
Gender of people who have bipolar disorder and experienced Restless legs syndrome * :
|Restless legs syndrome||71.95%||28.05% |
Age of people who have bipolar disorder and experienced Restless legs syndrome * :
|Restless legs syndrome||1.01%||1.01%||2.53%||9.09%||15.15%||30.81%||30.81%||10.10% |
Severity of the symptom * :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Restless legs syndrome||0.00%||25.00%||50.00%||25.00% |
Top co-existing conditions for these people * :
- Depression (43 people, 19.55%)
- Anxiety (27 people, 12.27%)
- Sleep disorder (23 people, 10.45%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (19 people, 8.64%)
- Insomnia (17 people, 7.73%)
- Thyroid disorder (15 people, 6.82%)
- Neuropathy peripheral (14 people, 6.36%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (13 people, 5.91%)
- Parkinson's disease (13 people, 5.91%)
- Pain (11 people, 5.00%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Seroquel (108 people, 49.09%)
- Depakote (38 people, 17.27%)
- Abilify (36 people, 16.36%)
- Klonopin (33 people, 15.00%)
- Geodon (30 people, 13.64%)
- Saphris (29 people, 13.18%)
- Lithium carbonate (28 people, 12.73%)
- Nexium (22 people, 10.00%)
- Clonazepam (21 people, 9.55%)
- Lexapro (21 people, 9.55%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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- What can i do to help my wife who is on ambien and sometimes has horrible restless leg syndrome?
(Asked by a 25 year old woman who has ADD, Restless Leg Syndrome, Insomnia, and takes Adderall, Ambien)
She will take her meds like a hour and a half before actually going to sleep. The Zambian that is and sometimes she has uncontrolled restless leg syndrome. She has to move them a certain way and everything. This last time it lasted a hour and a half. I was just wondering if there is anything I could ...
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(Asked by a 18 year old girl who has Bipolar Disorder, and takes Lithium Carbonate)
Why do I shake and why must I take Epilizine as well
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(Asked by a 73 year old woman who has Tachycardia, Depression, Fibromyalgia, Anemia, Barrett's Esophagus, Temporal Arteritis, Restless Leg Syndrome, Disautonomia, Autoimmune Retinopathy, Polymyalgia Rheumatica, Myasthenia Gravis, Addison's Disease, and takes Abilify)
My husband and I are 73. We had a paid off home and money in the bank until the past 3 years. We have made some terrible decisions and now we are practically penniless. We couldn't understand why we had made such bad decisions and let someone talk us into losing our money. We have also been on A ...
- Effects taking lamictal abilify and pristiq
(Asked by a 64 year old woman who has Blackouts Seizure, Bipolar Disorder, and takes Abilify, Lamictal, Pristiq)
Although I take these three drugs I am still experiencing symptoms of lethargy, lack of appetite Are these symptoms perhaps side effects of these grubs?
- My sister has a past addiction to morphine. is solonpas addictive?
(Asked by a 45 year old woman who has Depression, Restless Leg Syndrome, Arthritis In Lower Back, Mild Brain Damage From Suicide Attempt, PTSD)
I take of my baby sister, because in 2010 she tried to take her life with drugs, alcohol and. Cocaine. She complains of pain in her lower back, due to an injury in 1998, which led to surgery, which led to her addictiction to Morphine. She was diagnosed with Arthritis in her back where she had surger ...
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