Sinemet and Restless leg syndrome - from FDA reports
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:
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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Questions to the study
I suffer the Parkinson disease and I would try the cannabidiol to see if they improve some of the discomfort associated with the disease. The concret question is if I can take Sinemet and Azilect WITH cannabidiol in a regular form.
Hi. Just after some advice. I'd had a RSL for years and this has worsened to the point that about twice per week I am awakened during the night and need to get out of bed to stretch my legs. Normally I can return to sleep pretty easily so I guess I can't complain too much. I was prescribed ...
I am recently (about 2 months) off suboxone and am currently going through some restless leg syndrome problems. It is pretty bad and I am having trouble getting rid of it on a daily basis. What should I do
User reviews to the study
Rx called "REQUIP" (but of course has the usual hundred side effects) but its 100% effective. I personally don't like the side effect risks and I am not sure about the RX Ambien. Prudent thing to do – ask your doctor
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