Review: could Fentanyl cause Restless legs syndrome (Restless leg syndrome)?
Summary: Restless legs syndrome is found among people who take Fentanyl, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Fentanyl citrate, and have Pain.
We study 14,070 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 has active ingredients of fentanyl citrate. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 14,401 Fentanyl 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 17,498 Restless legs syndrome patients)
On Mar, 1, 2015: 14,068 people reported to have side effects when taking Fentanyl. Among them, 24 people (0.17%) have Restless Legs Syndrome.
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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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Methylprednisolone for a 21-year old woman with Acute Bronchitis. The patient has Restless Leg Syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs)
- A study of drug interactions between Diazepam, Seroquel for a 52-year old woman with Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder. The patient has Restless Leg Syndrome, Sleep Walking
- A study of side effects of Metformin Hydrochloride for a 55-year old woman with Diabetic Foot. The patient has Restless Legs Syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs)
- A study of drug interactions between Fentanyl, Daytrana, Triamterene And Hydrochlorothiazide, Prozac, Lovenox, Coumadin for a 44-year old woman with Pain, Adhd, Kidney Stones, Depression, Pulmonary Embolism. The patient has Malaise, Psychosis Aggravated, Anxiety, Depression
- A study of side effects of Fentanyl for a 53-year old woman with Cidp. The patient has Daluidid
Recent Fentanyl related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Tramadol, Fentanyl, Suboxone for a 33-year old woman who has Pain
- Comparions of Gabapentin, Baclofen, Bupropion Hydrochloride, Fentanyl, Chantix for a 53-year old woman who has Quit Smoking
- Comparions of Sublimaze Preservative Free, Versed, Nesacaine, Marcaine Hydrochloride Preservative Free, Kenalog-40 for a 36-year old woman who has Nerve Block
- Comparions of Alprazolam, Strattera, Fentanyl for a 56-year old woman who has Abdominal Discomfort
- Comparions of Oxycontin, Fentanyl Citrate for a 67-year old man who has Pain - Bones
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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