Related topic: Clonidine, Restless legs syndrome
Review: could Clonidine cause Restless legs syndrome?
Summary: Restless legs syndrome could be caused by Clonidine, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Xanax, and have Pain.
We study 9,132 people who have side effects while taking Clonidine from FDA and social media. Among them, 40 have Restless legs syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Restless legs syndrome and more.
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Clonidine (latest outcomes from 9,570 users) has active ingredients of clonidine. It is often used in high blood pressure.
Restless legs syndrome
Restless legs syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs) (latest reports from 68,146 patients) has been reported by people with restless leg syndrome, osteoporosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain.
On Apr, 8, 2014: 9,169 people reported to have side effects when taking Clonidine. Among them, 40 people (0.44%) have Restless Legs Syndrome. They amount to 0.06% of all the 67,255 people who have Restless Legs Syndrome on eHealthMe.
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||100.00%||0.00%||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%||2.78%||0.00%||5.56%||44.44%||22.22%||25.00% |
Severity of Restless legs syndrome when taking Clonidine ** :
How people recovered from Restless legs syndrome ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (14 people, 35.00%)
- Oedema (14 people, 35.00%)
- Hypomania (14 people, 35.00%)
- Hypertension (5 people, 12.50%)
- Hypercholesterolaemia (5 people, 12.50%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Xanax (18 people, 45.00%)
- Neurontin (18 people, 45.00%)
- Coumadin (17 people, 42.50%)
- Lyrica (16 people, 40.00%)
- Depakote (16 people, 40.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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