Prednisone and Restless legs syndrome - from FDA reports
Restless legs syndrome is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Fosamax, and have Osteoporosis. This review analyzes which people have Restless legs syndrome with Prednisone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 247,408 people who have side effects when taking Prednisone from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 20, 2017
247,408 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 349 people (0.14%) have Restless legs syndrome
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Prednisone when people have Restless legs syndrome *:
- < 1 month: 55.56 %
- 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 11.11 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Restless legs syndrome when taking Prednisone *:
- female: 68.14 %
- male: 31.86 %
Age of people who have Restless legs syndrome when taking Prednisone *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 1.53 %
- 30-39: 5.73 %
- 40-49: 13.74 %
- 50-59: 37.4 %
- 60+: 41.6 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Osteoporosis (61 people, 17.48%)
- High Blood Pressure (35 people, 10.03%)
- Pain (34 people, 9.74%)
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (29 people, 8.31%)
- Depression (25 people, 7.16%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Fosamax (70 people, 20.06%)
- Lasix (66 people, 18.91%)
- Prilosec (58 people, 16.62%)
- Neurontin (57 people, 16.33%)
- Norvasc (54 people, 15.47%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Stress And Anxiety (136 people, 38.97%)
- Depression (122 people, 34.96%)
- Pain (120 people, 34.38%)
- Fatigue (112 people, 32.09%)
- Joint Pain (111 people, 31.81%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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