Fish oil and Restless legs syndrome - from FDA reports


Summary

Restless legs syndrome is found among people who take Fish oil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Xyrem, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Restless legs syndrome with Fish oil. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 51,409 people who have side effects when taking Fish oil from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 03, 2017

51,409 people reported to have side effects when taking Fish Oil.
Among them, 132 people (0.26%) have Restless Legs Syndrome


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Fish oil cause Restless legs syndrome?

Time on Fish Oil when people have Restless Legs Syndrome *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 100 %

Gender of people who have Restless Legs Syndrome when taking Fish Oil *:

  • female: 67.44 %
  • male: 32.56 %

Age of people who have Restless Legs Syndrome when taking Fish Oil *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.05 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 7.37 %
  • 40-49: 11.58 %
  • 50-59: 27.37 %
  • 60+: 52.63 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (28 people, 21.21%)
  • High Blood Pressure (20 people, 15.15%)
  • Narcolepsy (18 people, 13.64%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (16 people, 12.12%)
  • Pain (15 people, 11.36%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xyrem (20 people, 15.15%)
  • Vitamin D (19 people, 14.39%)
  • Multivitamin (19 people, 14.39%)
  • Aspirin (19 people, 14.39%)
  • Nexium (17 people, 12.88%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weakness (30 people, 22.73%)
  • Pain (29 people, 21.97%)
  • Fatigue (27 people, 20.45%)
  • Joint Pain (24 people, 18.18%)
  • Gait Disturbance (24 people, 18.18%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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