Sinemet and Restless leg syndrome - from FDA reports


Summary

Restless leg syndrome is found among people who take Sinemet, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Requip, and have Sleep disorder. This review analyzes which people have Restless leg syndrome with Sinemet. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 14,043 people who have side effects when taking Sinemet from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 24, 2017

14,043 people reported to have side effects when taking Sinemet.
Among them, 94 people (0.67%) have Restless leg syndrome


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Sinemet cause Restless leg syndrome?

Time on Sinemet when people have Restless leg syndrome *:

  • < 1 month: 14.29 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 57.14 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 14.29 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 57.61 %
  • male: 42.39 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 1.49 %
  • 40-49: 5.97 %
  • 50-59: 31.34 %
  • 60+: 61.19 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Sleep Disorder (14 people, 14.89%)
  • Thyroid Diseases (12 people, 12.77%)
  • Depression (11 people, 11.70%)
  • High Blood Pressure (10 people, 10.64%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (10 people, 10.64%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Requip (34 people, 36.17%)
  • Seroquel (20 people, 21.28%)
  • Mirapex (20 people, 21.28%)
  • Depakote (14 people, 14.89%)
  • Lipitor (13 people, 13.83%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Insomnia (29 people, 30.85%)
  • Dizziness (25 people, 26.60%)
  • Fatigue (21 people, 22.34%)
  • Diarrhea (21 people, 22.34%)
  • Weakness (19 people, 20.21%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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