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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 12,137 people who have side effects while taking Remeron from FDA and social media. Among them, 53 have Restless legs syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Restless legs syndrome and more.

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Remeron

Remeron (latest outcomes from 12,841 users) has active ingredients of mirtazapine. It is often used in depression.

Trend of remeron reports

Restless legs syndrome

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

Trend of Restless legs syndrome reports

On Nov, 26, 2014: 12,137 people reported to have side effects when taking Remeron. Among them, 53 people (0.44%) have Restless Legs Syndrome.

Trend of Restless legs syndrome in Remeron reports

Time on Remeron when people have Restless legs syndrome * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Restless legs syndrome70.00%20.00%0.00%0.00%10.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Restless legs syndrome53.12%46.88%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Restless legs syndrome0.00%0.00%0.00%1.79%14.29%30.36%14.29%39.29%

Severity of Restless legs syndrome when taking Remeron ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Restless legs syndrome100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Restless legs syndrome ** :

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

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Insomnia (13 people, 24.53%)
  2. Pain (13 people, 24.53%)
  3. Anxiety (12 people, 22.64%)
  4. Depression (12 people, 22.64%)
  5. Diabetes mellitus (10 people, 18.87%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel (26 people, 49.06%)
  2. Zyprexa (19 people, 35.85%)
  3. Nexium (16 people, 30.19%)
  4. Prilosec (16 people, 30.19%)
  5. Protonix (16 people, 30.19%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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