Review: Restless legs syndrome in Azilect
(By eHealthMe on Nov, 17, 2013)
Severity ratings: 3.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Restless legs syndrome (Restless leg syndrome) by studying 1,380 people who take Azilect. We analyze: the time on Azilect when people have Restless legs syndrome, gender and age of these people, the severity of Restless legs syndrome, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Azilect. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Azilect (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of rasagiline mesylate. It is often used in parkinson's disease, parkinsonian rest tremor. Commonly reported side effects of Azilect include parkinson's disease, tremor, dizziness, fall, dyskinesia.
Restless legs syndrome
Restless legs syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain, stress and anxiety.
On Nov, 17, 2013: 1,380 people reported to have side effects when taking Azilect. Among them, 6 people (0.43%) 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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