Fentanyl and Restless legs syndrome - from FDA reports


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 Duragesic-100, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Restless legs syndrome with Fentanyl. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 14,731 people who have side effects when taking Fentanyl from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 26, 2017

14,731 people reported to have side effects when taking Fentanyl.
Among them, 71 people (0.48%) have Restless legs syndrome


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Fentanyl cause Restless legs syndrome?

Time on Fentanyl when people have Restless legs syndrome *:

  • < 1 month: 30 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 20 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 30 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Restless legs syndrome when taking Fentanyl *:

  • female: 72.86 %
  • male: 27.14 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 8.89 %
  • 40-49: 11.11 %
  • 50-59: 28.89 %
  • 60+: 51.11 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (11 people, 15.49%)
  • Breakthrough Pain (10 people, 14.08%)
  • Back Pain (9 people, 12.68%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (8 people, 11.27%)
  • Depression (7 people, 9.86%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Duragesic-100 (16 people, 22.54%)
  • Percocet (10 people, 14.08%)
  • Lyrica (9 people, 12.68%)
  • Norco (7 people, 9.86%)
  • Aredia (6 people, 8.45%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Insomnia (22 people, 30.99%)
  • Depression (20 people, 28.17%)
  • Drug Ineffective (17 people, 23.94%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (13 people, 18.31%)
  • Muscle Spasms (11 people, 15.49%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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