Review: could Hydroxyzine cause Restless Legs Syndrome?


Summary

Restless legs syndrome is found among people who take Hydroxyzine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Droperidol, and have Restless legs syndrome . We study 9,138 people who have side effects while taking Hydroxyzine from FDA and social media. Among them, 33 have Restless legs syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Restless legs syndrome and more.

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Hydroxyzine

Hydroxyzine has active ingredients of hydroxyzine hydrochloride. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Hydroxyzine 9,816 users)

Restless Legs Syndrome

Restless legs syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs) has been reported by people with blood glucose increased, pain, arthropathy, abdominal discomfort, sleep disorder (latest reports from 16,562 Restless legs syndrome patients).

On Jul, 21, 2016

9,138 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydroxyzine.
Among them, 33 people (0.36%) have Restless Legs Syndrome


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Hydroxyzine cause Restless legs syndrome?

Time on Hydroxyzine when people have Restless Legs Syndrome *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 73.33 %
  • male: 26.67 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 7.69 %
  • 30-39: 3.85 %
  • 40-49: 23.08 %
  • 50-59: 7.69 %
  • 60+: 57.69 %

Severity if Restless Legs Syndrome when taking Hydroxyzine **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Restless Legs Syndrome **:

  • while on drug: 33.33 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 66.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Restless Legs Syndrome (9 people)
  • General Anaesthesia (6 people)
  • Anxiety (6 people)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (4 people)
  • Depression (3 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (9 people)
  • Propofol (9 people)
  • Droperidol (9 people)
  • Pramipexole (8 people)
  • Nexium (8 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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