Review: could Clonidine cause Restless legs syndrome (Restless leg syndrome)?
Summary: Restless legs syndrome is found among people who take Clonidine, especially for people who are 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Neurontin, and have Pain. We study 9,244 people who have side effects while taking Clonidine from FDA and social media. Among them, 41 have Restless legs syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Restless legs syndrome and more.
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Clonidine has active ingredients of clonidine. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 9,699 Clonidine 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 17,510 Restless legs syndrome patients)
On Apr, 27, 2015: 9,240 people reported to have side effects when taking Clonidine. Among them, 41 people (0.44%) have Restless Legs Syndrome.
Time on Clonidine 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||80.00%||20.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Restless legs syndrome when taking Clonidine * :
|Restless legs syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||2.70%||0.00%||5.41%||43.24%||24.32%||24.32% |
Severity of Restless legs syndrome when taking Clonidine ** :
|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%||100.00%||0.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (14 people, 34.15%)
- Oedema (14 people, 34.15%)
- Hypomania (14 people, 34.15%)
- Hypertension (5 people, 12.20%)
- Hypercholesterolaemia (5 people, 12.20%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (18 people, 43.90%)
- Xanax (18 people, 43.90%)
- Coumadin (17 people, 41.46%)
- Lyrica (16 people, 39.02%)
- Depakote (16 people, 39.02%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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