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Posted 20 Sep 2016 by • 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
Posted 18 May 2018 by • 0 answers
I am currently taking 200mg 3 times a day of gabapentin how do I convert to Horizant. Horizant comes in 300 and 600 mg .. containing 175 and 350 mg of gabapentin respectively. Is the bioavailability the same at this low dose of doctor could not figure it out! Basically how much gabapentin equals ...
Posted 15 May 2018 by • 0 answers
I developed RLS on Escitalopram, which I only began 7 weeks ago and have been gradually increasing. My PCP wants to put me on Horizant, an anti-convulsant, to treat the RLS. Seems extreme. Wondering if anyone else has done this.
Posted 23 Feb 2018 by • 0 answers
Posted 14 Jul 2017 by • 1 answer
I have a very severe form of RLS and have used ReQuip, rotigotine patches (NeuPro), Horizant, gabapentin, etc. We're now trying amantadine... I can't say that it's working, but would love some suggestions or feedback from other sufferers. I'm going to try CBD oil very soon on ...
Posted 17 Aug 2017 by • 1 answer
I have bad restless leg syndrome. My doctor wants to give me anything but Horizant. I don't get it. What can I do to change his mind?
Posted 25 Mar 2017 by • 1 answer
Took this drug as instructed at 5pm and the next morning I noticed the nerve pain had disappeared so that was a huge relief but I can't function normally. This is just the first day and I need to know is this going to get any better?
Posted 10 Aug 2011 by • 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, ...
Posted 19 Jul 2016 by • 0 answers
Has anyone gained a lot of weight on Horizant
Posted 25 Feb 2016 by • 3 answers
I'm horrible with new meds, I'm so sensetive to any drug I first start to take or have a reaction. I have severe neuropathy in both feet & legs, I also have fibromyalgia, severe arthritis that is making both feet bow outward, I have interstitial cystitis of the bladder, IBS, TMJ, and ...
Posted 23 Oct 2015 by • 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.
Posted 12 Jul 2013 by • 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 ...
Posted 16 Oct 2012 by • 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.
Posted 8 Oct 2013 by • 1 answer
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