Requip and Withdrawal syndrome - from FDA reports


Summary

Withdrawal syndrome is found among people who take Requip, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Sinemet, and have Parkinson's disease. This review analyzes which people have Withdrawal syndrome with Requip. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 15,474 people who have side effects when taking Requip from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 15, 2017

15,474 people reported to have side effects when taking Requip.
Among them, 58 people (0.37%) have Withdrawal Syndrome


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Requip cause Withdrawal syndrome?

Time on Requip when people have Withdrawal Syndrome *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 8.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 25.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 16.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 25.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 25.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Withdrawal Syndrome when taking Requip *:

  • female: 60 %
  • male: 40 %

Age of people who have Withdrawal Syndrome when taking Requip *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 2.22 %
  • 40-49: 22.22 %
  • 50-59: 24.44 %
  • 60+: 51.11 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Parkinson's Disease (24 people, 41.38%)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome (16 people, 27.59%)
  • Sleep Disorder (12 people, 20.69%)
  • Pain (9 people, 15.52%)
  • Depression (8 people, 13.79%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Sinemet (10 people, 17.24%)
  • Klonopin (7 people, 12.07%)
  • Prozac (6 people, 10.34%)
  • Neurontin (6 people, 10.34%)
  • Protonix (5 people, 8.62%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Insomnia (17 people, 29.31%)
  • Panic Disorder (13 people, 22.41%)
  • Depression (12 people, 20.69%)
  • Pain (10 people, 17.24%)
  • Hallucinations (9 people, 15.52%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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