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Review: could Azilect cause Restless legs syndrome (Restless leg syndrome)?





Summary: 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 Requip, and have Parkinson's disease.

We study 1,538 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

Azilect has active ingredients of rasagiline mesylate. It is often used in parkinson's disease. (latest outcomes from Azilect 1,801 users)

Restless legs syndrome

Restless Legs Syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs) has been reported by people with restless leg syndrome, osteoporosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain.(latest reports from Restless Legs Syndrome 16,008 patients)

On Dec, 2, 2014: 1,538 people reported to have side effects when taking Azilect. Among them, 6 people (0.39%) have Restless Legs Syndrome.

Trend of Restless legs syndrome in Azilect reports

Time on Azilect when people have Restless legs syndrome * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Restless legs syndrome0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Restless legs syndrome when taking Azilect * :

FemaleMale
Restless legs syndrome33.33%66.67%

Age of people who have Restless legs syndrome when taking Azilect * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Restless legs syndrome0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%25.00%0.00%75.00%

Severity of Restless legs syndrome when taking Azilect ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Restless legs syndrome0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Restless legs syndrome ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Restless legs syndrome0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Parkinson's disease (6 people, 100.00%)
  2. Parkinsonian gait (1 people, 16.67%)
  3. Joint lock (1 people, 16.67%)
  4. Nausea (1 people, 16.67%)
  5. Insomnia (1 people, 16.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Requip (4 people, 66.67%)
  2. Sinemet (4 people, 66.67%)
  3. Lotrel (3 people, 50.00%)
  4. Levothyroxine sodium (3 people, 50.00%)
  5. Furosemide (3 people, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    (Asked by a 66 year old woman who has Insomnia, Parkinson's Disease, and takes Azilect)
    Can I take both these tables together? My consultant said it was ok to take both but the Amitriptyline instructions say do not take with MAO-B inhibitors, Azilect is an MAO-B inhibitors
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    (Asked by a 56 year old woman who has Parkinson's Disease, and takes Azilect)
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    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 ...
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