Review: could Fish oil cause Restless legs syndrome (Restless leg syndrome)?
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 2 - 5 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure.
We study 20,139 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 has active ingredients of fish oil. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 21,128 Fish oil users)
Restless legs syndrome
Restless legs syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 17,498 Restless legs syndrome patients)
On Mar, 29, 2015: 20,139 people reported to have side effects when taking Fish oil. Among them, 65 people (0.32%) 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%||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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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of drug interactions between Vitamin D, Fish Oil, Losartan Potassium, Simvastatin, Baclofen for a 51-year old woman with Vitamin D Decreased, High Blood Cholesterol, High Blood Pressure, Muscle Spasms. The patient has Fear Of Eating, Uncontrollable Urination, Sudden Onset Of Sleep
- A study of drug interactions between Cialis, Omega 3, Sinemet, Escitalopram, Bystolic, Lotrel, Simvastatin, Clonazepam, Vesicare for a 60-year old man with Incontinence, Age-related Hearing Loss, Parkinson's Disease, Depression, Blood Pressure Inadequately Controlled, Blood Cholesterol Abnormal, Sleep Disorder, Urgent Urination. The patient has Fatigue, Parkinsonian Gait, Tremor
- A study of side effects of Methylprednisolone for a 21-year old woman with Acute Bronchitis. The patient has Restless Leg Syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs)
- A study of drug interactions between Diazepam, Seroquel for a 52-year old woman with Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder. The patient has Restless Leg Syndrome, Sleep Walking
- A study of drug interactions between Multivitamin, Flonase, Fexofenadine Hydrochloride Allergy, Vitamin D, Fish Oil, Aspirin, Pantoprazole, Buspirone Hcl, Hydrochlorothiazide, Clonazepam, Sertraline Hydrochloride for a 40-year old man with General Physical Health Deterioration, Allergies, High Blood Pressure, Acid Reflux, Anxiety Disorder, Depression. The patient has Weight Gain, Dizziness, Fatigue, Sleepy
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