Review: could Trileptal cause Restless Leg Syndrome?


Summary

Restless leg syndrome is found among people who take Trileptal, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Ativan, and have Depression . We study 14,833 people who have side effects while taking Trileptal from FDA and social media. Among them, 41 have Restless leg syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Restless leg syndrome and more.

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Trileptal

Trileptal has active ingredients of oxcarbazepine. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from Trileptal 15,601 users)

Restless Leg Syndrome

Restless leg syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs) has been reported by people with pain, drug ineffective, pathological gambling, drowsiness, insomnia (latest reports from 24,337 Restless leg syndrome patients).

On Sep, 18, 2016

14,833 people reported to have side effects when taking Trileptal.
Among them, 41 people (0.28%) have Restless Leg Syndrome


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Trileptal cause Restless leg syndrome?

Time on Trileptal when people have Restless Leg Syndrome *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 20 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 40 %
  • 10+ years: 20 %

Gender of people who have Restless Leg Syndrome when taking Trileptal *:

  • female: 90.91 %
  • male: 9.09 %

Age of people who have Restless Leg Syndrome when taking Trileptal *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 11.11 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 11.11 %
  • 40-49: 38.89 %
  • 50-59: 5.56 %
  • 60+: 33.33 %

Severity if Restless Leg Syndrome when taking Trileptal **:

  • least: 20 %
  • moderate: 60 %
  • severe: 20 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Restless Leg Syndrome **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 50 %
  • not yet: 50 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (21 people, 51.22%)
  • Nausea (19 people, 46.34%)
  • Muscle Spasms (19 people, 46.34%)
  • Arthritis (19 people, 46.34%)
  • Hypercalcaemia (18 people, 43.90%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ativan (23 people, 56.10%)
  • Pepcid (20 people, 48.78%)
  • Lexapro (20 people, 48.78%)
  • Ibuprofen (20 people, 48.78%)
  • Ambien (19 people, 46.34%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (24 people, 58.54%)
  • Nausea (22 people, 53.66%)
  • Muscle Spasms (22 people, 53.66%)
  • Insomnia (22 people, 53.66%)
  • Dizziness (22 people, 53.66%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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