Review: could Clonazepam cause Restless legs syndrome?
We study 38,691 people who have side effects while taking Clonazepam from FDA and social media. Among them, 227 have Restless legs syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Restless legs syndrome and more.
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Clonazepam (latest outcomes from 41,194 users) has active ingredients of clonazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.
Restless legs syndrome
Restless legs syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs) (latest reports from 68,658 patients) has been reported by people with restless leg syndrome, osteoporosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain.
On Aug, 15, 2014: 38,691 people reported to have side effects when taking Clonazepam. Among them, 227 people (0.59%) have Restless Legs Syndrome. They amount to 0.33% of all the 68,642 people who have Restless Legs Syndrome on eHealthMe.
Time on Clonazepam 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||27.03%||35.14%||0.00%||0.00%||10.81%||8.11%||18.92% |
Gender of people who have Restless legs syndrome when taking Clonazepam * :
|Restless legs syndrome||65.99%||34.01% |
Age of people who have Restless legs syndrome when taking Clonazepam * :
|Restless legs syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.49%||14.08%||25.24%||29.61%||30.58% |
Severity of Restless legs syndrome when taking Clonazepam ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Restless legs syndrome||0.00%||30.77%||61.54%||7.69% |
How people recovered from Restless legs syndrome ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Restless legs syndrome||0.00%||40.00%||60.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (58 people, 25.55%)
- Restless legs syndrome (47 people, 20.70%)
- Pain (38 people, 16.74%)
- Sleep disorder (29 people, 12.78%)
- Anxiety (26 people, 11.45%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel (50 people, 22.03%)
- Lorazepam (44 people, 19.38%)
- Aspirin (41 people, 18.06%)
- Neurontin (38 people, 16.74%)
- Zyprexa (36 people, 15.86%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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