Azilect and Restless legs syndrome - from FDA reports
Restless legs syndrome is found among people who take Azilect, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Requip, and have Parkinson's disease . We study 2,959 people who have side effects while taking Azilect from FDA. Among them, 14 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 3,415 users)
Restless Legs Syndrome
Restless legs syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs) has been reported by people with restless leg syndrome, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, pain (latest reports from 25,236 Restless legs syndrome patients).
On Feb, 01, 2017
2,959 people reported to have side effects when taking Azilect.
Among them, 14 people (0.47%) have Restless Legs Syndrome
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Azilect when people have Restless Legs Syndrome *:
- < 1 month: 100 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Restless Legs Syndrome when taking Azilect *:
- female: 21.43 %
- male: 78.57 %
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: 0.0 %
- 50-59: 0.0 %
- 60+: 100 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Parkinson's Disease (12 people, 85.71%)
- Depression (3 people, 21.43%)
- Prostate Cancer (2 people, 14.29%)
- Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (1 person, 7.14%)
- Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (1 person, 7.14%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Requip (6 people, 42.86%)
- Sinemet (5 people, 35.71%)
- Lotrel (3 people, 21.43%)
- Levothyroxine Sodium (3 people, 21.43%)
- Furosemide (3 people, 21.43%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Stress And Anxiety (4 people, 28.57%)
- Tremor (3 people, 21.43%)
- Hallucinations (3 people, 21.43%)
- Dyskinesia (3 people, 21.43%)
- Agitation (3 people, 21.43%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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