Review: could Ropinirole Hydrochloride cause Muscle Spasms?


Summary

Muscle spasms is found among people who take Ropinirole Hydrochloride, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Xyrem, and have Restless leg syndrome . We study 903 people who have side effects while taking Ropinirole hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 10 have Muscle spasms. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle spasms 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 1,373 users)

Muscle Spasms

Muscle spasms (muscle contraction) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, weakness, high blood pressure, fatigue (latest reports from 101,053 Muscle spasms patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

903 people reported to have side effects when taking Ropinirole Hydrochloride.
Among them, 10 people (1.11%) have Muscle Spasms


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ropinirole hydrochloride cause Muscle spasms?

Time on Ropinirole Hydrochloride when people have Muscle Spasms *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 33.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 33.33 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Muscle Spasms when taking Ropinirole Hydrochloride *:

  • female: 88.89 %
  • male: 11.11 %

Age of people who have Muscle Spasms when taking Ropinirole Hydrochloride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 25.0 %
  • 40-49: 12.5 %
  • 50-59: 50.0 %
  • 60+: 12.5 %

Severity if Muscle Spasms when taking Ropinirole Hydrochloride **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 66.67 %
  • most severe: 33.33 %

How people recovered from Muscle Spasms **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Somnolence (3 people, 30.00%)
  • Restless Legs Syndrome (3 people, 30.00%)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome (3 people, 30.00%)
  • Cataplexy (2 people, 20.00%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (2 people, 20.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xyrem (3 people, 30.00%)
  • Gabapentin (2 people, 20.00%)
  • Furosemide (2 people, 20.00%)
  • Fludrocortisone (2 people, 20.00%)
  • Carbidopa + Levodopa (2 people, 20.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Arthralgia (4 people, 40.00%)
  • Middle Insomnia (3 people, 30.00%)
  • Dyskinesia (3 people, 30.00%)
  • Back Pain (3 people, 30.00%)
  • Abdominal Pain (2 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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