Review: could Fish oil cause Restless legs syndrome?
Summary: Restless legs syndrome could be caused by Fish oil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Aspirin, and have Hypertension.
We study 19,998 people who have side effects while taking Fish oil from FDA and social media. Among them, 65 have Restless legs syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Restless legs syndrome and more.
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Fish oil (latest outcomes from 20,968 users) has active ingredients of fish oil. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Restless legs syndrome
Restless legs syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs) (latest reports from 67,457 patients) has been reported by people with restless leg syndrome, osteoporosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain.
On Apr, 12, 2014: 20,139 people reported to have side effects when taking Fish oil. Among them, 65 people (0.32%) have Restless Legs Syndrome. They amount to 0.10% of all the 67,340 people who have Restless Legs Syndrome on eHealthMe.
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%||16.67%||66.67%||16.67%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Restless legs syndrome when taking Fish oil * :
|Restless legs syndrome||53.12%||46.88% |
Age of people who have Restless legs syndrome when taking Fish oil * :
|Restless legs syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||9.62%||7.69%||32.69%||50.00% |
Severity of Restless legs syndrome when taking Fish oil ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Restless legs syndrome||0.00%||33.33%||16.67%||50.00% |
How people recovered from Restless legs syndrome ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Restless legs syndrome||0.00%||66.67%||33.33% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (11 people, 16.92%)
- Pain (9 people, 13.85%)
- Restless legs syndrome (9 people, 13.85%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (8 people, 12.31%)
- Hyperparathyroidism secondary (7 people, 10.77%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (25 people, 38.46%)
- Vitamin d (20 people, 30.77%)
- Lisinopril (13 people, 20.00%)
- Furosemide (13 people, 20.00%)
- Calcium (12 people, 18.46%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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