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Review: could Seroquel xr cause Restless leg syndrome?

We study 8,986 people who have side effects while taking Seroquel xr from FDA and social media. Among them, 45 have Restless leg syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Restless leg syndrome and more.

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Seroquel xr

Seroquel xr (latest outcomes from 9,496 users) has active ingredients of quetiapine fumarate. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Restless leg syndrome

Restless leg syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs) (latest reports from 67,414 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain, stress and anxiety.

On Oct, 25, 2014: 8,986 people reported to have side effects when taking Seroquel xr. Among them, 45 people (0.50%) have Restless Leg Syndrome.

Trend of Restless leg syndrome in Seroquel xr reports

Time on Seroquel xr when people have Restless leg syndrome * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Restless leg syndrome47.06%11.76%29.41%0.00%11.76%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Restless leg syndrome when taking Seroquel xr * :

FemaleMale
Restless leg syndrome58.16%41.84%

Age of people who have Restless leg syndrome when taking Seroquel xr * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Restless leg syndrome0.00%0.00%0.00%3.45%32.18%16.09%39.08%9.20%

Severity of Restless leg syndrome when taking Seroquel xr ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Restless leg syndrome0.00%50.00%16.67%33.33%

How people recovered from Restless leg syndrome ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Restless leg syndrome0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bipolar disorder (28 people, 62.22%)
  2. Depression (20 people, 44.44%)
  3. Anxiety (17 people, 37.78%)
  4. Obsessive-compulsive disorder (17 people, 37.78%)
  5. Bipolar i disorder (11 people, 24.44%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Klonopin (17 people, 37.78%)
  2. Effexor (10 people, 22.22%)
  3. Depakote (10 people, 22.22%)
  4. Lithium (9 people, 20.00%)
  5. Ristoral (9 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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