Review: could Fish oil cause Restless legs syndrome?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 5, 2014)
Severity ratings: 3.2/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 20,099 people who take Fish oil. Among them, 64 have Restless legs syndrome. See who they are, when they have Restless legs syndrome and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Fish oil (latest outcomes from 18,930 users) has active ingredients of fish oil. It is often used in high blood cholesterol, general physical condition abnormal. Commonly reported side effects of Fish oil include skin blushing/flushing, flushing aggravated, fatigue, nausea, nausea aggravated.
Restless legs syndrome
Restless legs syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs) (latest reports from 65,957 patients) has been reported by people with restless leg syndrome, osteoporosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain.
On Feb, 27, 2014: 18,079 people reported to have side effects when taking Fish oil. Among them, 60 people (0.33%) have Restless Legs Syndrome.
Time on Fish oil 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||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||20.00%||60.00%||20.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Restless legs syndrome when taking Fish oil * :
|Restless legs syndrome||50.85%||49.15% |
Age of people who have Restless legs syndrome when taking Fish oil * :
|Restless legs syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||6.12%||8.16%||32.65%||53.06% |
Severity of Restless legs syndrome when taking Fish oil ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Restless legs syndrome||0.00%||40.00%||0.00%||60.00% |
How people recovered from Restless legs syndrome ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Restless legs syndrome||0.00%||60.00%||40.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (10 people, 16.67%)
- Restless legs syndrome (9 people, 15.00%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (8 people, 13.33%)
- Pain (8 people, 13.33%)
- Hyperparathyroidism secondary (7 people, 11.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (24 people, 40.00%)
- Vitamin d (19 people, 31.67%)
- Furosemide (13 people, 21.67%)
- Lisinopril (13 people, 21.67%)
- Calcium (12 people, 20.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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