Review: could Trileptal cause Restless Leg?


Restless leg 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 12,514 people who have side effects while taking Trileptal from FDA and social media. Among them, 35 have Restless leg. Find out below who they are, when they have Restless leg and more.

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Trileptal has active ingredients of oxcarbazepine. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from Trileptal 13,252 users)

Restless Leg

Restless leg has been reported by people with hypotension, drug withdrawal syndrome, itching, fatigue, urinary incontinence (latest reports from 19,406 Restless leg patients).

On Aug, 27, 2016

12,514 people reported to have side effects when taking Trileptal.
Among them, 35 people (0.28%) have Restless Leg

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Trileptal cause Restless leg?

Time on Trileptal when people have Restless Leg *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 25 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 50 %
  • 10+ years: 25 %

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

  • female: 88.24 %
  • male: 11.76 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 7.14 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 7.14 %
  • 40-49: 42.86 %
  • 50-59: 7.14 %
  • 60+: 35.71 %

Severity if Restless Leg when taking Trileptal **:

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

How people recovered from Restless Leg **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (22 people)
  • Arthritis (21 people)
  • Sleep Disorder (18 people)
  • Muscle Spasms (18 people)
  • Hypercalcaemia (18 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ativan (23 people)
  • Nexium (21 people)
  • Celebrex (21 people)
  • Lexapro (20 people)
  • Ibuprofen (20 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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