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Re: rls. Tried Requip.Can anyone suggest anything else, by name OR by classification? Please Help!?

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Anonymous 7 Aug 2010

Hello,

Medications for RLS include:

Dopaminergics / levodopa, pramipexole, and ropinirole

Narcotic / codeine, propoxyphen and oxycodone.

Benzodiazepines (CNS depressants) klonopin /diazepam

Anticonvulsants / Gabapentin, carbamazepine and valproate
.

Consult your docotor with regards to the above mentioned medications.-

All the best and take care.-

m71fish 7 Aug 2010

Hi. Thank you VERY much for your reply. Having no insurance, but having access to muscle relaxers... do you think they will help at all ??? I thank you for your prior suggestions, although in medical terms, can you "break-it-down", into specific names? That would be most helpful. Thank you, in advance.

Anonymous 7 Aug 2010

Dopaminergic

pramipexole
Moderate-to-severe restless legs syndrome (RLS).

ropinirole is typically used for: Parkinson's disease RLS.

Narcotics

Propoxyphene (Darvon, Darvon-N) is a prescription pain medication. It is approved for the treatment of mild to moderate pain. It is not strong enough to treat severe pain. addictive

Oxycodone is an opioid pain reliever. addictive

Benzos
Forget abouty these ,I forgot to mention they are n¡vey addictive.-

I still recommed you talk to yuor doctor about dopaminergic meds, and narcotics.-

Take care.-

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