Fish oil and Restless legs syndrome - from FDA reports
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 Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol . We study 46,159 people who have side effects while taking Fish oil from FDA. Among them, 121 have Restless legs syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Restless legs syndrome and more.
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Fish oil has active ingredients of fish oil. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Fish oil 48,164 users)
Restless Legs Syndrome
Restless legs syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs) has been reported by people with restless leg syndrome, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, pain (latest reports from 25,236 Restless legs syndrome patients).
On Jan, 27, 2017
46,159 people reported to have side effects when taking Fish Oil.
Among them, 121 people (0.26%) have Restless Legs Syndrome
Number of reports submitted per year:
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: 65.25 %
- male: 34.75 %
Age of people who have Restless Legs Syndrome when taking Fish Oil *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 1.11 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 7.78 %
- 40-49: 11.11 %
- 50-59: 26.67 %
- 60+: 53.33 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Cholesterol (26 people, 21.49%)
- High Blood Pressure (19 people, 15.70%)
- Pain (15 people, 12.40%)
- Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (15 people, 12.40%)
- Narcolepsy (12 people, 9.92%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (19 people, 15.70%)
- Multivitamin (17 people, 14.05%)
- Vitamin D (16 people, 13.22%)
- Nexium (15 people, 12.40%)
- Furosemide (15 people, 12.40%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Weakness (30 people, 24.79%)
- Pain (29 people, 23.97%)
- Fatigue (25 people, 20.66%)
- Joint Pain (24 people, 19.83%)
- Gait Disturbance (24 people, 19.83%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Hi. Just after some advice. I'd had a RSL for years and this has worsened to the point that about twice per week I am awakened during the night and need to get out of bed to stretch my legs. Normally I can return to sleep pretty easily so I guess I can't complain too much. I was prescribed ...
I am recently (about 2 months) off suboxone and am currently going through some restless leg syndrome problems. It is pretty bad and I am having trouble getting rid of it on a daily basis. What should I do
Hello, I started takin fish oil about a month ago and have noticed an increase in joint and muscles aches and over the past couple days, burning or pricking sensation in my skin, especially my hands. Almost like I have splinters. Has anyone experienced this??
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