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Review: could Requip cause Kidney failure (Acute kidney failure)?





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

We study 11,435 people who have side effects while taking Requip from FDA and social media. Among them, 108 have Kidney failure. Find out below who they are, when they have Kidney failure and more.

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Requip

Requip has active ingredients of ropinirole hydrochloride. It is often used in restless leg syndrome. (latest outcomes from Requip 11,923 users)

Kidney failure

Kidney failure (loss of kidney function) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, coronary artery bypass, diabetes, multiple myeloma, pain.(latest reports from Kidney failure 57,594 patients)

On Dec, 1, 2014: 11,435 people reported to have side effects when taking Requip. Among them, 92 people (0.80%) have Kidney Failure.

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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