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Review: could Requip cause Kidney failure?

Summary: Kidney failure could be caused by Requip, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Lexapro, and have Restless legs syndrome.

We study 11,414 people who have side effects while taking Requip from FDA and social media. Among them, 92 have Kidney failure. Find out below who they are, when they have Kidney failure and more.

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Requip

Requip (latest outcomes from 11,899 users) has active ingredients of ropinirole hydrochloride. It is often used in restless leg syndrome.

Kidney failure

Kidney failure (loss of kidney function) (latest reports from 422,297 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, coronary artery bypass, diabetes, multiple myeloma, pain.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 11,390 people reported to have side effects when taking Requip. Among them, 92 people (0.81%) have Kidney Failure. They amount to 0.02% of all the 431,205 people who have Kidney Failure on eHealthMe.

Trend of Kidney failure in Requip reports

Time on Requip when people have Kidney failure * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Kidney failure27.27%36.36%0.00%0.00%36.36%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Kidney failure when taking Requip * :

FemaleMale
Kidney failure65.18%34.82%

Age of people who have Kidney failure when taking Requip * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Kidney failure0.00%0.00%0.00%3.92%0.00%2.94%31.37%61.76%

Severity of Kidney failure when taking Requip ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Kidney failure0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Kidney failure ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Restless legs syndrome (38 people, 41.30%)
  2. Parkinson's disease (34 people, 36.96%)
  3. Depression (26 people, 28.26%)
  4. Thyroid disorder (24 people, 26.09%)
  5. Sleep disorder (22 people, 23.91%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lexapro (34 people, 36.96%)
  2. Sinemet (33 people, 35.87%)
  3. Gabapentin (33 people, 35.87%)
  4. Seroquel (31 people, 33.70%)
  5. Aspirin (29 people, 31.52%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • Nausea, low-grade fever, diabetes, kidney disease, anemia

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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • Had to have 3 dialysis treatments.. Blood sugar went up here

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  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • I have been prescribed requip and when taken I experienced severe restlessness. I also take geodon. Is there any problems for altered interactions?

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