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A 30-year-old male asked:

Respected doctor(s), if rls is caused due to any secondary reasons, will dopamine agonists respond & provide relief in that case ? or da positive response only noted in primary/idiopathic rls ??

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
A problem with iron metabolism, with an abnormal ferritin level can be treated and reversed, but if this alone does not stop the RLS, a dopamine agonist would likely help. You can have your doctor screen you for any potential reversible problems.
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