Review: could Requip cause Withdrawal syndrome?
We study 11,429 people who have side effects while taking Requip from FDA and social media. Among them, 44 have Withdrawal syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Withdrawal syndrome and more.
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Requip (latest outcomes from 11,916 users) has active ingredients of ropinirole hydrochloride. It is often used in restless leg syndrome.
Withdrawal syndrome (a discontinuation syndrome is a set of symptoms occurred due to discontinuation of substance) (latest reports from 56,363 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, muscle spasticity, back pain.
On Aug, 11, 2014: 11,428 people reported to have side effects when taking Requip. Among them, 44 people (0.39%) have Withdrawal Syndrome. They amount to 0.08% of all the 56,357 people who have Withdrawal Syndrome on eHealthMe.
Time on Requip when people have Withdrawal syndrome * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Withdrawal syndrome||7.14%||14.29%||21.43%||14.29%||21.43%||21.43%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Requip * :
|Withdrawal syndrome||66.00%||34.00% |
Age of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Requip * :
|Withdrawal syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||2.22%||22.22%||17.78%||57.78% |
Severity of Withdrawal syndrome when taking Requip ** :
How people recovered from Withdrawal syndrome ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Parkinson's disease (26 people, 59.09%)
- Sleep disorder (12 people, 27.27%)
- Restless legs syndrome (8 people, 18.18%)
- Hypertension (8 people, 18.18%)
- Depression (7 people, 15.91%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Requip xl (24 people, 54.55%)
- Sinemet (13 people, 29.55%)
- Ropinirole (12 people, 27.27%)
- Apomorphine (8 people, 18.18%)
- Prozac (7 people, 15.91%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I want to warn others of valtrex withdrawal. I took it for a week and then two days later took one and had horrible back and neck pain. After that if I didn't take it I would get weakness in legs and burning and tingling all over and nervousness and horrible back pain. My blood pressure went high and heart rate high all from not taking it. I finally am getting better a few days now. I also had muscle spasms and severe insomnia and restless legs..it was unlike anything before. I do not drink or do drugs..I never thought an antiviral could do this. I want to give you encouragement that it shouldn't last long but go to doctor to get checked anyway.
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