Hydroxyzine and Restless legs syndrome - from FDA reports


Restless legs syndrome is found among people who take Hydroxyzine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Celebrex, and have Gastrooesophageal reflux disease . We study 13,477 people who have side effects while taking Hydroxyzine from FDA. Among them, 30 have Restless legs syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Restless legs syndrome and more.

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Hydroxyzine has active ingredients of hydroxyzine hydrochloride. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Hydroxyzine 14,476 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 Feb, 22, 2017

13,477 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydroxyzine.
Among them, 30 people (0.22%) have Restless Legs Syndrome

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Hydroxyzine cause Restless legs syndrome?

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

  • female: 73.08 %
  • male: 26.92 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 4.17 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 8.33 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 16.67 %
  • 50-59: 20.83 %
  • 60+: 50.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (5 people, 16.67%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (4 people, 13.33%)
  • Sleep Disorder (4 people, 13.33%)
  • Nausea (4 people, 13.33%)
  • Muscle Spasms (4 people, 13.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Nexium (8 people, 26.67%)
  • Lisinopril (8 people, 26.67%)
  • Celebrex (8 people, 26.67%)
  • Seroquel (7 people, 23.33%)
  • Ambien (7 people, 23.33%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Insomnia (13 people, 43.33%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (11 people, 36.67%)
  • High Blood Pressure (10 people, 33.33%)
  • Joint Pain (9 people, 30.00%)
  • Tremor (8 people, 26.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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