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 1,544 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 has active ingredients of rasagiline mesylate. It is often used in parkinson's disease. (latest outcomes from 1,807 Azilect users)
Restless legs syndrome
Restless legs syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 17,498 Restless legs syndrome patients)
On Mar, 9, 2015: 1,544 people reported to have side effects when taking Azilect. Among them, 6 people (0.39%) have Restless Legs Syndrome.
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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