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 12,146 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 osteoporosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 17,498 Restless legs syndrome patients)
On Mar, 28, 2015: 12,146 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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- A study of drug interactions between Zoloft, Ativan, Methadone Hydrochloride, Percocet, Tizanidine Hydrochloride for a 37-year old woman with PTSD, Spinal Cord Injury Cervical, Spinal Osteoarthritis. The patient has Restlessness Aggravated, Restless Legs Syndrome, Movement - Uncontrollable, Pain - Leg, Nausea And Vomiting, Vomiting, Abdominal Pain
- A study of side effects of Methylprednisolone for a 21-year old woman with Acute Bronchitis. The patient has Restless Leg Syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs)
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- A study of side effects of Mirtazapine for a 91-year old woman with Anxiety. The patient has Nausea And Vomiting
- A study of drug interactions between Diazepam, Seroquel for a 52-year old woman with Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder. The patient has Restless Leg Syndrome, Sleep Walking
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