Review: could Omega 3 cause Restless Leg Syndrome?


Restless leg syndrome is reported only by a few people who take Omega 3. We study 1,921 people who have side effects while taking Omega 3 from FDA and social media. Among them, 3 have Restless leg syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Restless leg syndrome and more.

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Omega 3

Omega 3 has active ingredients of cod liver oil. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Omega 3 1,926 users)

Restless Leg Syndrome

Restless leg 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 25,127 Restless leg syndrome patients).

On Oct, 12, 2016

1,921 people reported to have side effects when taking Omega 3.
Among them, 3 people (0.16%) have Restless Leg Syndrome

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Omega 3 cause Restless leg syndrome?

Gender of people who have Restless Leg Syndrome when taking Omega 3 *:

  • female: 66.67 %
  • male: 33.33 %

Age of people who have Restless Leg Syndrome when taking Omega 3 *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 100 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Vertigo (2 people, 66.67%)
  • Sinus Disorder (2 people, 66.67%)
  • Blood Cholesterol Abnormal (2 people, 66.67%)
  • Anxiety (2 people, 66.67%)
  • Anticoagulant Therapy (2 people, 66.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (3 people, 100.00%)
  • Zocor (2 people, 66.67%)
  • Plavix (2 people, 66.67%)
  • Calcium And Vitamin D3 (2 people, 66.67%)
  • Allegra (2 people, 66.67%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Toothache (2 people, 66.67%)
  • Intestinal Haemorrhage (2 people, 66.67%)
  • Blood Iron Decreased (2 people, 66.67%)
  • Back Disorder (2 people, 66.67%)
  • Abdominal Pain Upper (2 people, 66.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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