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What drugs have you found effective in treating Restless Legs Syndrome and Periodic Limb Movement?

Posted 10 Aug 2011 43 answers

I'm currently on Requip, but I would like to know if anyone has tried Mirapex, Baclofen, Horizant, or anything else for RLS and PLM? If so, what did you like or dislike about the drug? Also, this applies to what has worked or not worked for you pertaining to, muscle spasms, muscle twitching, ...

What is the difference between Horizant and Gabapentin?

Posted 20 Sep 2016 1 answer

I have Restless Legs Syndrome and have been prescribed 600 mg of Gabapentin once a day starting at 5:00pm. Would Horizant be better for my RLS or would a higher dose of Gabapentin work okay? Thank you and best wishes, Tanja

Meloxicam - will meloxican work for spinal stenosis?

Posted 11 May 2014 2 answers

I have pain in lower back and down both legs. Have been on celebrex for like forever. Always looking for the drug that will help the most. I am also on cymbalta, norco 10-325, horizant and flexerl. Still in more pain than want. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

I have been taking Mirapex for restless legs for 5+ yrs. Can't go to sleep w/o it?

Posted 11 Oct 2011 4 answers

My Dr. just gave me the new RLS drug Horizant last week. He said everyone loves it and it doesn't even script Mirapex for his patients any longer. I took it last Fri for the 1st time and I slept great, but the next am I was very dizzy and sleepy, finally got over that in the early PM. Sat I ...

Switching from Mirapex to Horizant?

Posted 12 Jul 2013 2 answers

I've been taking Mirapex 0.5mg at bedtime for 9 years to treat Periodic Limb Movement Disorder. I've tolerated the medication well and have had no apparent side effects. Recently, I've been experiencing RLS at an increasing rate, and while I used to only get RLS one night per month ...

Restless Legs Syndrome - Could taking statins worsen Restless Legs?

Posted 16 Oct 2012 1 answer

My doctor increased my Pravastatin to 80 mg about 3 months ago. Now my RL have gotten very bad. Requip no longer works so neurologist put me on Horizant 600 mg plus the Neupro patch 4Mg. It is not working.

Is it possible for Horizant (gabapentin) to stop working? It seems to have made my RLS worse?

Posted 23 Oct 2015 2 answers

I have been taking it for over 3 years. The last 6 months my RLS attacks me in the night, I also get it in my arms. I am suspicious it may be the Horizant. I am also not sleeping and feel agitated. What happened? It used to work so well. I hear it is not best to suddenly stop it.

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