Review: could Ropinirole Hydrochloride cause Depression?


Depression is found among people who take Ropinirole Hydrochloride, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Mirtazapine, and have Depression . We study 886 people who have side effects while taking Ropinirole hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 21 have Depression. Find out below who they are, when they have Depression and more.

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Ropinirole Hydrochloride

Ropinirole hydrochloride has active ingredients of ropinirole hydrochloride. It is often used in restless leg syndrome. (latest outcomes from Ropinirole hydrochloride 1,090 users)


Depression has been reported by people with suicidal ideation, drug ineffective, weakness, insomnia, fatigue (latest reports from 287,165 Depression patients).

On Aug, 26, 2016

886 people reported to have side effects when taking Ropinirole Hydrochloride.
Among them, 21 people (2.37%) have Depression

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ropinirole hydrochloride cause Depression?

Time on Ropinirole Hydrochloride when people have Depression *:

  • < 1 month: 25.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 37.5 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 12.5 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.5 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 12.5 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Depression when taking Ropinirole Hydrochloride *:

  • female: 71.43 %
  • male: 28.57 %

Age of people who have Depression when taking Ropinirole Hydrochloride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 23.81 %
  • 50-59: 42.86 %
  • 60+: 33.33 %

Severity if Depression when taking Ropinirole Hydrochloride **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Depression **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 42.86 %
  • not yet: 57.14 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (14 people)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome (13 people)
  • Parkinson's Disease (6 people)
  • Insomnia (6 people)
  • Anxiety (5 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Mirtazapine (6 people)
  • Amitriptyline Hydrochloride (5 people)
  • Lisinopril And Hydrochlorothiazide (4 people)
  • Lisinopril (4 people)
  • Buspar (4 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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