Related topic: Azilect, Restless legs syndrome
Review: could Azilect cause Restless legs syndrome?
Summary: Restless legs syndrome could be caused by Azilect, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Requip, and have Parkinson's disease.
We study 1,533 people who have side effects while taking Azilect from FDA and social media. Among them, 6 have Restless legs syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Restless legs syndrome and more.
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Azilect (latest outcomes from 1,792 users) has active ingredients of rasagiline mesylate. It is often used in parkinson's disease.
Restless legs syndrome
Restless legs syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs) (latest reports from 68,149 patients) has been reported by people with restless leg syndrome, osteoporosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain.
On Apr, 10, 2014: 1,506 people reported to have side effects when taking Azilect. Among them, 6 people (0.40%) have Restless Legs Syndrome. They amount to 0.01% of all the 67,315 people who have Restless Legs Syndrome on eHealthMe.
Time on Azilect when people have Restless legs syndrome * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Restless legs syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Restless legs syndrome when taking Azilect * :
|Restless legs syndrome||33.33%||66.67% |
Age of people who have Restless legs syndrome when taking Azilect * :
|Restless legs syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||25.00%||0.00%||75.00% |
Severity of Restless legs syndrome when taking Azilect ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Restless legs syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Restless legs syndrome ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Restless legs syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Parkinson's disease (6 people, 100.00%)
- Parkinsonian gait (1 people, 16.67%)
- Joint lock (1 people, 16.67%)
- Nausea (1 people, 16.67%)
- Insomnia (1 people, 16.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Requip (4 people, 66.67%)
- Sinemet (4 people, 66.67%)
- Lotrel (3 people, 50.00%)
- Levothyroxine sodium (3 people, 50.00%)
- Furosemide (3 people, 50.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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