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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

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.

Trend of Restless legs syndrome in Clonidine reports

Time on Clonidine when people have Restless legs syndrome * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Restless legs syndrome80.00%20.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Restless legs syndrome when taking Clonidine * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Restless legs syndrome0.00%0.00%2.70%0.00%5.41%43.24%24.32%24.32%

Severity of Restless legs syndrome when taking Clonidine ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Restless legs syndrome0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Restless legs syndrome ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Restless legs syndrome0.00%100.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (14 people, 34.15%)
  2. Oedema (14 people, 34.15%)
  3. Hypomania (14 people, 34.15%)
  4. Hypertension (5 people, 12.20%)
  5. Hypercholesterolaemia (5 people, 12.20%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Neurontin (18 people, 43.90%)
  2. Xanax (18 people, 43.90%)
  3. Coumadin (17 people, 41.46%)
  4. Lyrica (16 people, 39.02%)
  5. Depakote (16 people, 39.02%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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