Norvasc and Restless legs syndrome - from FDA reports


Summary

Restless legs syndrome is found among people who take Norvasc, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Lipitor, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Restless legs syndrome with Norvasc. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 101,462 people who have side effects when taking Norvasc from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 13, 2017

101,462 people reported to have side effects when taking Norvasc.
Among them, 186 people (0.18%) have Restless Legs Syndrome


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Norvasc cause Restless legs syndrome?

Time on Norvasc when people have Restless Legs Syndrome *:

  • < 1 month: 10 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 20 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 40 %

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

  • female: 64.29 %
  • male: 35.71 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.74 %
  • 30-39: 2.22 %
  • 40-49: 6.67 %
  • 50-59: 23.7 %
  • 60+: 66.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (33 people, 17.74%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (21 people, 11.29%)
  • Depression (18 people, 9.68%)
  • Arthritis (16 people, 8.60%)
  • Pain (15 people, 8.06%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lipitor (66 people, 35.48%)
  • Neurontin (54 people, 29.03%)
  • Prednisone (46 people, 24.73%)
  • Lasix (45 people, 24.19%)
  • Aspirin (42 people, 22.58%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (76 people, 40.86%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (75 people, 40.32%)
  • Neuropathy Peripheral (71 people, 38.17%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (70 people, 37.63%)
  • Depression (68 people, 36.56%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Norvasc

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