Remeron and Restless legs syndrome - from FDA reports


Summary

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 . We study 15,505 people who have side effects while taking Remeron from FDA. Among them, 65 have Restless legs syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Restless legs syndrome and more.

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Remeron

Remeron has active ingredients of mirtazapine. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Remeron 16,702 users)

Restless Legs Syndrome

Restless legs 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 25,228 Restless legs syndrome patients).

On Feb, 15, 2017

15,505 people reported to have side effects when taking Remeron.
Among them, 65 people (0.42%) have Restless Legs Syndrome


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Remeron cause Restless legs syndrome?

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: 53.97 %
  • male: 46.03 %

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: 3.64 %
  • 30-39: 14.55 %
  • 40-49: 23.64 %
  • 50-59: 18.18 %
  • 60+: 40.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Insomnia (14 people, 21.54%)
  • Depression (14 people, 21.54%)
  • Pain (10 people, 15.38%)
  • Diabetes (9 people, 13.85%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (8 people, 12.31%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (21 people, 32.31%)
  • Zyprexa (17 people, 26.15%)
  • Klonopin (15 people, 23.08%)
  • Ambien (13 people, 20.00%)
  • Synthroid (12 people, 18.46%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (18 people, 27.69%)
  • Pain (15 people, 23.08%)
  • Insomnia (15 people, 23.08%)
  • Depression (15 people, 23.08%)
  • Chest Pain (13 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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