Home > Remeron > Restless legs syndrome > Remeron and Restless legs syndrome
Review: could Remeron cause Restless legs syndrome (Restless leg syndrome)?
We study 12,132 people who have side effects while taking Remeron from FDA and social media. Among them, 52 have Restless legs syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Restless legs syndrome and more.
Get connected: join a mobile support group for people who take Remeron and have Restless legs syndrome >>>
Remeron (latest outcomes from 12,833 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 68,025 patients) has been reported by people with restless leg syndrome, osteoporosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain.
On Sep, 17, 2014: 12,126 people reported to have side effects when taking Remeron. Among them, 52 people (0.43%) 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||77.78%||11.11%||0.00%||0.00%||11.11%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Restless legs syndrome when taking Remeron * :
|Restless legs syndrome||52.38%||47.62% |
Age of people who have Restless legs syndrome when taking Remeron * :
|Restless legs syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.82%||14.55%||29.09%||14.55%||40.00% |
Severity of Restless legs syndrome when taking Remeron ** :
How people recovered from Restless legs syndrome ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (13 people, 25.00%)
- Insomnia (13 people, 25.00%)
- Anxiety (12 people, 23.08%)
- Depression (11 people, 21.15%)
- Diabetes mellitus (10 people, 19.23%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel (26 people, 50.00%)
- Zyprexa (19 people, 36.54%)
- Protonix (16 people, 30.77%)
- Prilosec (16 people, 30.77%)
- Nexium (16 people, 30.77%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Do you have Restless Legs Syndrome while taking Remeron?
Get connected! Join a mobile support group:
- group for people who take Remeron and have Restless Legs Syndrome
- group for people who take Remeron
- group for people who have Restless Legs Syndrome
Comments from related studies:
From this study (8 hours ago):
This drug does not help a person with social anxiety and or panic disorder. I was tired for the first couple of days but couldn't sleep due to restless leg. Now, after three weeks of taking it, I'm up til 2am. Does not help me sleep. I feel restless and tired/awake.
Thomas Mofield on Sep, 1, 2014:
The FDA has approved Ambien (Zolpidem) as an off label treatment for restless leg syndrome. Ambien is a sedative and is used to help you sleep.
A word of caution: Although zolpidem is used as an off label treatment for restless leg, sometimes it will make little difference, and sometimes it can make it worse (this is rare though). Give it a shot. Hope you get some restful sleep.
I sometimes get restless leg, the only thing that helps me (oddly enough) is to sleep with my feet uncovered. I don't know why this works, but it does for me.
From this study (11 hours ago):
i have a hot face on a daily basis, and i get hot flushes on a daily basis since march 2014. i have noticed mild flushing before that when i started taking it 2 years ago but its only gotten bad since march 2014
From this study (3 days ago):
doctor just told me my sodium was high after blood tests
Post a new comment OR Read more comments
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
More questions for: Remeron, Restless legs syndrome
You may be interested at these reviews (what is this?):
- Patients having false positives while on remeron
I have had a few patients complain they are failing drug tests for Amphetamines while on remeron, and have claimed to have not used any type of Amphetamine or any (Mixed Salts). These patients are all or were on probation, parole, or under some stipulation. Iv realized most of these patients are tak ...
- Pristiq, epilim, sifrol, immovane, valium, mobic
I started out with mild burnout depression in 2009 and was put on a low dose of Lexapro, which picked me up fantastically. I had been given low (2mg) Valium before for muscle relaxant purposes due to my scoliosis complications. Both these worked well. Then in 2010 I was drugged and raped and almo ...
- Flatulence, lactose intolerance, and clonazapam
After taking my first dose of Clonazapam, it seemed my lactose intolerance flared up for 24 hours or more. Flatulence all through the period and watery stool in the morning. Does anyone else find their lactose intolerance triggered by the lactose in Clonazapam?
More reviews for: Remeron, Restless legs syndrome
On eHealthMe, Remeron (mirtazapine) is often used for depression. Find out below the conditions Remeron is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is Remeron used for and how effective is it:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
Could it be a symptom from a condition:
Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause it?
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.
DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.
You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).
If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.