Review: could Requip cause Withdrawal syndrome?
Summary: Withdrawal syndrome 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 Requip xl, and have Parkinson's disease.
We study 11,442 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 has active ingredients of ropinirole hydrochloride. It is often used in restless leg syndrome. (latest outcomes from 11,932 Requip users)
Withdrawal syndrome (a discontinuation syndrome is a set of symptoms occurred due to discontinuation of substance) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, muscle spasticity, back pain. (latest reports from 9,228 Withdrawal syndrome patients)
On Feb, 16, 2015: 11,439 people reported to have side effects when taking Requip. Among them, 44 people (0.38%) have Withdrawal Syndrome.
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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motoboy on Jan, 29, 2015:
I've recently stopped taking ibuprofen after many years of taking it daily. I take between 800 to 1500 mg a day, mostly before bed to sleep. I have had a lot of sport injuries do it was for joint pain. It's been about a week since taking any and I'm getting really bad headaches. Can't seem to find this as a withdrawal issue... any one else experience this? Thanks!
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