Review: could Remeron cause Restless legs syndrome (Restless leg syndrome)?
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 Insomnia.
We study 12,142 people who have side effects while taking Remeron from FDA and social media. Among them, 54 have Restless legs syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Restless legs syndrome and more.
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Remeron has active ingredients of mirtazapine. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 12,850 Remeron 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, pain, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 17,478 Restless legs syndrome patients)
On Feb, 26, 2015: 12,142 people reported to have side effects when taking Remeron. Among them, 54 people (0.44%) have Restless Legs Syndrome.
Time on Remeron 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||63.64%||18.18%||0.00%||0.00%||9.09%||0.00%||9.09% |
Gender of people who have Restless legs syndrome when taking Remeron * :
|Restless legs syndrome||53.85%||46.15% |
Age of people who have Restless legs syndrome when taking Remeron * :
|Restless legs syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.75%||14.04%||31.58%||14.04%||38.60% |
Severity of Restless legs syndrome when taking Remeron ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Restless legs syndrome||50.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Restless legs syndrome ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Restless legs syndrome||0.00%||50.00%||50.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Insomnia (13 people, 24.07%)
- Depression (13 people, 24.07%)
- Pain (13 people, 24.07%)
- Anxiety (12 people, 22.22%)
- Diabetes mellitus (10 people, 18.52%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel (26 people, 48.15%)
- Zyprexa (19 people, 35.19%)
- Nexium (16 people, 29.63%)
- Prilosec (16 people, 29.63%)
- Protonix (16 people, 29.63%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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