Review: could Clonidine cause Restless legs syndrome?
This is a review of Restless legs syndrome (Restless leg syndrome) by studying 8,391 people who take Clonidine. We analyze: the time on Clonidine when people have Restless legs syndrome, age of these people, the severity of Restless legs syndrome, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Clonidine. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Clonidine (latest outcomes from 8,777 users) has active ingredients of clonidine. It is often used in high blood pressure, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Commonly reported side effects of Clonidine include high blood pressure, pain, pain exacerbated, breathing difficulty, dyspnoea exacerbated.
Restless legs syndrome
Restless legs syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs) (latest reports from 65,957 patients) has been reported by people with restless leg syndrome, osteoporosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain.
On Mar, 7, 2014: 8,391 people reported to have side effects when taking Clonidine. Among them, 40 people (0.48%) have Restless Legs Syndrome. They amount to 0.06% of all the 65,850 people who 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||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 * :
- Oedema (14 people, 35.00%)
- Hypomania (14 people, 35.00%)
- Pain (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%)
- Depakote (16 people, 40.00%)
- Lyrica (16 people, 40.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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