Remeron and Restless legs syndrome - from FDA reports
Restless legs syndrome is found among people who take Remeron, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Seroquel, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Restless legs syndrome with Remeron. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 16,297 people who have side effects when taking Remeron from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 20, 2017
16,297 people reported to have side effects when taking Remeron.
Among them, 70 people (0.43%) have Restless Legs Syndrome
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Remeron when people have Restless Legs Syndrome *:
- < 1 month: 66.67 %
- 1 - 6 months: 16.67 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 16.67 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Restless Legs Syndrome when taking Remeron *:
- female: 52.94 %
- male: 47.06 %
Age of people who have Restless Legs Syndrome when taking Remeron *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 3.39 %
- 30-39: 15.25 %
- 40-49: 22.03 %
- 50-59: 16.95 %
- 60+: 42.37 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (17 people, 24.29%)
- Insomnia (15 people, 21.43%)
- Pain (10 people, 14.29%)
- Diabetes (9 people, 12.86%)
- Stress And Anxiety (8 people, 11.43%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Seroquel (21 people, 30.00%)
- Zyprexa (17 people, 24.29%)
- Klonopin (15 people, 21.43%)
- Ambien (13 people, 18.57%)
- Protonix (12 people, 17.14%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Stress And Anxiety (18 people, 25.71%)
- Insomnia (17 people, 24.29%)
- Pain (15 people, 21.43%)
- Depression (15 people, 21.43%)
- Chest Pain (13 people, 18.57%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Hi. Just after some advice. I'd had a RSL for years and this has worsened to the point that about twice per week I am awakened during the night and need to get out of bed to stretch my legs. Normally I can return to sleep pretty easily so I guess I can't complain too much. I was prescribed ...
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