Review: could Seroquel xr cause Restless leg syndrome?
Summary: Restless leg syndrome is found among people who take Seroquel xr, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Klonopin, and have Bipolar disorder.
We study 9,013 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 has active ingredients of quetiapine fumarate. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 9,523 Seroquel xr users)
Restless leg syndrome
Restless leg syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 17,498 Restless leg syndrome patients)
On Mar, 31, 2015: 9,013 people reported to have side effects when taking Seroquel xr. Among them, 45 people (0.50%) have Restless Leg Syndrome.
Time on Seroquel xr when people have Restless leg syndrome * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Restless leg syndrome||47.06%||11.76%||29.41%||0.00%||11.76%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Restless leg syndrome when taking Seroquel xr * :
|Restless leg syndrome||58.16%||41.84% |
Age of people who have Restless leg syndrome when taking Seroquel xr * :
|Restless leg syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||3.45%||32.18%||16.09%||39.08%||9.20% |
Severity of Restless leg syndrome when taking Seroquel xr ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Restless leg syndrome||0.00%||50.00%||16.67%||33.33% |
How people recovered from Restless leg syndrome ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Restless leg syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder (28 people, 62.22%)
- Depression (20 people, 44.44%)
- Anxiety (17 people, 37.78%)
- Obsessive-compulsive disorder (17 people, 37.78%)
- Bipolar i disorder (11 people, 24.44%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Klonopin (17 people, 37.78%)
- Effexor (10 people, 22.22%)
- Depakote (10 people, 22.22%)
- Lithium (9 people, 20.00%)
- Ristoral (9 people, 20.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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