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 59,777 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 has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from 61,552 Prilosec users)
Restless legs syndrome
Restless legs syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 17,498 Restless legs syndrome patients)
On Apr, 1, 2015: 59,776 people reported to have side effects when taking Prilosec. Among them, 209 people (0.35%) have Restless Legs Syndrome.
Time on Prilosec when people have Restless legs syndrome * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Restless legs syndrome||10.00%||20.00%||20.00%||0.00%||40.00%||10.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Restless legs syndrome when taking Prilosec * :
|Restless legs syndrome||75.00%||25.00% |
Age of people who have Restless legs syndrome when taking Prilosec * :
|Restless legs syndrome||0.55%||0.00%||0.00%||0.55%||2.75%||20.33%||43.41%||32.42% |
Severity of Restless legs syndrome when taking Prilosec ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Restless legs syndrome||0.00%||50.00%||25.00%||25.00% |
How people recovered from Restless legs syndrome ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Restless legs syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Muscle spasms (44 people, 21.05%)
- Sleep disorder (38 people, 18.18%)
- Depression (38 people, 18.18%)
- Pain (32 people, 15.31%)
- Osteoporosis (24 people, 11.48%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (95 people, 45.45%)
- Ambien (80 people, 38.28%)
- Percocet (77 people, 36.84%)
- Neurontin (76 people, 36.36%)
- Ativan (76 people, 36.36%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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