Review: could Seroquel cause Rls (Restless leg syndrome)?
Summary: Rls is found among people who take Seroquel, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Nexium, and have Bipolar disorder.
We study 76,286 people who have side effects while taking Seroquel from FDA and social media. Among them, 481 have Rls. Find out below who they are, when they have Rls and more.
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Seroquel has active ingredients of quetiapine fumarate. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 79,141 Seroquel users)
Rls (restless legs syndrome) has been reported by people with restless leg syndrome, osteoporosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 17,479 Rls patients)
On Feb, 9, 2015: 76,261 people reported to have side effects when taking Seroquel. Among them, 480 people (0.63%) have Rls.
Time on Seroquel when people have Rls * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Rls when taking Seroquel * :
Age of people who have Rls when taking Seroquel * :
Severity of Rls when taking Seroquel ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Rls ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder (404 people, 84.17%)
- Depression (306 people, 63.75%)
- Anxiety (252 people, 52.50%)
- Sleep disorder (222 people, 46.25%)
- Pain (148 people, 30.83%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Nexium (209 people, 43.54%)
- Depakote (167 people, 34.79%)
- Risperdal (158 people, 32.92%)
- Abilify (151 people, 31.46%)
- Clonazepam (150 people, 31.25%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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