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Review: could Lisinopril cause Restless leg syndrome?
Summary: Restless leg syndrome is found among people who take Lisinopril, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypertension.
We study 93,620 people who have side effects while taking Lisinopril from FDA and social media. Among them, 228 have Restless leg syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Restless leg syndrome and more.
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Lisinopril (latest outcomes from 99,102 users) has active ingredients of lisinopril. It is often used in high blood pressure.
Restless leg syndrome
Restless leg syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs) (latest reports from 67,439 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain, stress and anxiety.
On Nov, 14, 2014: 93,620 people reported to have side effects when taking Lisinopril. Among them, 228 people (0.24%) have Restless Leg Syndrome.
Time on Lisinopril when people have Restless leg syndrome * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Restless leg syndrome||0.00%||9.52%||33.33%||14.29%||28.57%||9.52%||4.76% |
Gender of people who have Restless leg syndrome when taking Lisinopril * :
|Restless leg syndrome||54.87%||45.13% |
Age of people who have Restless leg syndrome when taking Lisinopril * :
|Restless leg syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.53%||7.49%||8.02%||34.76%||49.20% |
Severity of Restless leg syndrome when taking Lisinopril ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Restless leg syndrome||6.67%||40.00%||33.33%||20.00% |
How people recovered from Restless leg syndrome ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Restless leg syndrome||0.00%||50.00%||50.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (38 people, 16.67%)
- Restless legs syndrome (37 people, 16.23%)
- Depression (36 people, 15.79%)
- Sleep disorder (33 people, 14.47%)
- Anxiety (21 people, 9.21%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (73 people, 32.02%)
- Ambien (64 people, 28.07%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (62 people, 27.19%)
- Lipitor (55 people, 24.12%)
- Neurontin (55 people, 24.12%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
Comments for this study:
Dr. Pamela Hamilton-Stubbs (1 year ago):
Very interesting. As a member of the International Willis Ekbom Disease Study Group (formerly the RLS Study Group) I was not familiar with this association. I am passing this on to other members of the study group.
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