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Review: could Norvasc cause Restless legs syndrome (Restless leg syndrome)?

We study 78,988 people who have side effects while taking Norvasc from FDA and social media. Among them, 148 have Restless legs syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Restless legs syndrome and more.

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Norvasc

Norvasc (latest outcomes from 80,465 users) has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Restless legs syndrome

Restless legs syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs) (latest reports from 67,414 patients) has been reported by people with restless leg syndrome, osteoporosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain.

On Oct, 26, 2014: 78,988 people reported to have side effects when taking Norvasc. Among them, 148 people (0.19%) have Restless Legs Syndrome.

Trend of Restless legs syndrome in Norvasc reports

Time on Norvasc when people have Restless legs syndrome * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Restless legs syndrome10.00%20.00%0.00%20.00%10.00%0.00%40.00%

Gender of people who have Restless legs syndrome when taking Norvasc * :

FemaleMale
Restless legs syndrome61.84%38.16%

Age of people who have Restless legs syndrome when taking Norvasc * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Restless legs syndrome0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.89%6.25%26.79%66.07%

Severity of Restless legs syndrome when taking Norvasc ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Restless legs syndrome ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (22 people, 14.86%)
  2. Restless legs syndrome (17 people, 11.49%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (15 people, 10.14%)
  4. Arthritis (13 people, 8.78%)
  5. Osteoporosis (12 people, 8.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lipitor (60 people, 40.54%)
  2. Aspirin (50 people, 33.78%)
  3. Neurontin (50 people, 33.78%)
  4. Prednisone (41 people, 27.70%)
  5. Lasix (39 people, 26.35%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • I believe alot of my symptoms are related but after seeing 7 different specialists and them running many different tests I still don't have a diagnosis. Many of the tests are abnormal but nothing seems to fit completely together. My gastroenterologist is referring me to a surgeon for severe gastro reflux that can't be controlled with medication. I can't take the ferrous sulfate because of nausea.

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    rossta75 on Jul, 21, 2014:

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    Reply

  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • I believe alot of my symptoms are related but after seeing 7 different specialists and them running many different tests I still don't have a diagnosis. Many of the tests are abnormal but nothing seems to fit completely together. My gastroenterologist is referring me to a surgeon for severe gastro reflux that can't be controlled with medication. I can't take the ferrous sulfate because of nausea.

    Reply

  • From this study (9 months ago):

  • Have been on Gabapentin for years now. For the past 3-4 yrs, I have had a chronically elevated WBC without evidence of illness. WBCs run 10.5 to 13.0 consistently. Even when on antibiotics, has not dropped below 10.5. Am now wondering if this could be related to Gabapentin. The elevated WBCs have resulted in delay of care for back pain issues. At one time, I tried to get off of gabapentin - was titrating the dose(c my provider's permission). I noticed that the Restless Leg Syndrome that I had been experiencing had disappeared with the lower dose of Gabapentin. Unfortunately, the Meralgia Paresthetica synotoms increased & had to increase the Gabapentin back up. RLS came back with increased dose.

    Reply

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