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Review: could Remeron cause Restless legs syndrome?

Summary: Restless legs syndrome could be caused by Remeron, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Seroquel, and have Pain.

We study 12,106 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.

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Remeron

Remeron (latest outcomes from 12,803 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 68,146 patients) has been reported by people with restless leg syndrome, osteoporosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain.

On Apr, 14, 2014: 12,058 people reported to have side effects when taking Remeron. Among them, 52 people (0.43%) have Restless Legs Syndrome. They amount to 0.08% of all the 67,391 people who have Restless Legs Syndrome on eHealthMe.

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 syndrome77.78%11.11%0.00%0.00%11.11%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Restless legs syndrome52.38%47.62%

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%1.82%14.55%29.09%14.55%40.00%

Severity of Restless legs syndrome when taking Remeron ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Restless legs syndrome ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (13 people, 25.00%)
  2. Insomnia (13 people, 25.00%)
  3. Anxiety (12 people, 23.08%)
  4. Depression (11 people, 21.15%)
  5. Diabetes mellitus (10 people, 19.23%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel (26 people, 50.00%)
  2. Zyprexa (19 people, 36.54%)
  3. Protonix (16 people, 30.77%)
  4. Nexium (16 people, 30.77%)
  5. Prilosec (16 people, 30.77%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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