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





Summary: Restless legs syndrome is found among people who take Prilosec, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Zometa, and have Muscle spasms.

We study 59,752 people who have side effects while taking Prilosec from FDA and social media. Among them, 209 have Restless legs syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Restless legs syndrome and more.

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Prilosec

Prilosec has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Prilosec 61,523 users)

Restless legs syndrome

Restless Legs Syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs) has been reported by people with restless leg syndrome, osteoporosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain.(latest reports from Restless Legs Syndrome 16,008 patients)

On Dec, 14, 2014: 59,752 people reported to have side effects when taking Prilosec. Among them, 209 people (0.35%) have Restless Legs Syndrome.

Trend of Restless legs syndrome in Prilosec reports

Time on Prilosec 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%20.00%0.00%40.00%10.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Restless legs syndrome75.00%25.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Restless legs syndrome0.55%0.00%0.00%0.55%2.75%20.33%43.41%32.42%

Severity of Restless legs syndrome when taking Prilosec ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Restless legs syndrome0.00%50.00%25.00%25.00%

How people recovered from Restless legs syndrome ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Restless legs syndrome0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Muscle spasms (44 people, 21.05%)
  2. Sleep disorder (38 people, 18.18%)
  3. Depression (38 people, 18.18%)
  4. Pain (32 people, 15.31%)
  5. Osteoporosis (24 people, 11.48%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (95 people, 45.45%)
  2. Ambien (80 people, 38.28%)
  3. Percocet (77 people, 36.84%)
  4. Neurontin (76 people, 36.36%)
  5. Ativan (76 people, 36.36%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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