Is gabapentin effective in treating Restless Leg Syndrome?
- 14 Nov 2010 by nancyegge
- requip, restless legs syndrome, periodic limb movement disorder, gabapentin
Periodic Limb Movement Disorder - good for restless legs. I have restless leg syndrom and must take 5-6 requip per day to relieve. is gabapentin 100 mg effective?
14 Nov 2010
Yes, studies have shown that gabapentin is equally effective as Requip in the treatment of RLS.
15 Nov 2010
I have RLS and have got no relief from Gabapentin but everyone is different. Requip builds up in your system fast and then doesn't work anymore. I take 2mg od Ativan (Lorazapam) at bedtime and that seems to help me alot, take care RLS is no fun, marjorie zych
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