Review: could Azilect cause Restless Legs Syndrome?


Restless legs syndrome is found among people who take Azilect, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Sinemet, and have Parkinson's disease . We study 2,082 people who have side effects while taking Azilect from FDA and social media. Among them, 9 have Restless legs syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Restless legs syndrome and more.

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Azilect has active ingredients of rasagiline mesylate. It is often used in parkinson's disease. (latest outcomes from Azilect 2,217 users)

Restless Legs Syndrome

Restless legs syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs) has been reported by people with weight decreased, blood glucose increased, pain, head injury, sleep disorder (latest reports from 18,352 Restless legs syndrome patients).

On Aug, 19, 2016

2,082 people reported to have side effects when taking Azilect.
Among them, 9 people (0.43%) have Restless Legs Syndrome

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Azilect cause Restless legs syndrome?

Time on Azilect when people have Restless Legs Syndrome *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 100 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Restless Legs Syndrome when taking Azilect *:

  • female: 33.33 %
  • male: 66.67 %

Age of people who have Restless Legs Syndrome when taking Azilect *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 16.67 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 83.33 %

Severity if Restless Legs Syndrome when taking Azilect **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Restless Legs Syndrome **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Parkinson's Disease (9 people)
  • Depression (2 people)
  • Sleep Disorder (1 person)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome (1 person)
  • Parkinsonian Gait (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Sinemet (5 people)
  • Requip (4 people)
  • Terazosin Hcl (3 people)
  • Levothyroxine Sodium (3 people)
  • Furosemide (3 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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