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Review: could Remeron cause Restless legs syndrome (Restless leg syndrome)?
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 (latest outcomes from 12,840 users) has active ingredients of mirtazapine. It is often used in depression.
Restless legs syndrome
Restless legs syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs) (latest reports from 67,414 patients) has been reported by people with restless leg syndrome, osteoporosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain.
On Oct, 26, 2014: 12,137 people reported to have side effects when taking Remeron. Among them, 53 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||70.00%||20.00%||0.00%||0.00%||10.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Restless legs syndrome when taking Remeron * :
|Restless legs syndrome||53.12%||46.88% |
Age of people who have Restless legs syndrome when taking Remeron * :
|Restless legs syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.79%||14.29%||30.36%||14.29%||39.29% |
Severity of Restless legs syndrome when taking Remeron ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Restless legs syndrome||100.00%||0.00%||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%||100.00%||0.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Insomnia (13 people, 24.53%)
- Pain (13 people, 24.53%)
- Anxiety (12 people, 22.64%)
- Depression (12 people, 22.64%)
- Diabetes mellitus (10 people, 18.87%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel (26 people, 49.06%)
- Zyprexa (19 people, 35.85%)
- Nexium (16 people, 30.19%)
- Prilosec (16 people, 30.19%)
- Protonix (16 people, 30.19%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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