Review: could Fentanyl cause Restless legs syndrome?
We study 14,060 people who have side effects while taking Fentanyl from FDA and social media. Among them, 24 have Restless legs syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Restless legs syndrome and more.
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Fentanyl (latest outcomes from 14,388 users) has active ingredients of fentanyl citrate. It is often used in pain.
Restless legs syndrome
Restless legs syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs) (latest reports from 68,594 patients) has been reported by people with restless leg syndrome, osteoporosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain.
On Jul, 15, 2014: 14,059 people reported to have side effects when taking Fentanyl. Among them, 24 people (0.17%) have Restless Legs Syndrome. They amount to 0.04% of all the 68,510 people who have Restless Legs Syndrome on eHealthMe.
Time on Fentanyl 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%||0.00%||20.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Restless legs syndrome when taking Fentanyl * :
|Restless legs syndrome||84.85%||15.15% |
Age of people who have Restless legs syndrome when taking Fentanyl * :
|Restless legs syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||12.90%||12.90%||19.35%||54.84% |
Severity of Restless legs syndrome when taking Fentanyl ** :
How people recovered from Restless legs syndrome ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (11 people, 45.83%)
- Breakthrough pain (9 people, 37.50%)
- Fibromyalgia (9 people, 37.50%)
- Hypertension (9 people, 37.50%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (8 people, 33.33%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Fentanyl citrate (24 people, 100.00%)
- Furosemide (9 people, 37.50%)
- Hydrocodone (8 people, 33.33%)
- Duragesic-100 (8 people, 33.33%)
- Simvastatin (7 people, 29.17%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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