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Dearborn, MI
A 43-year-old male asked:

How long does it take gabapentin to work for restless leg syndrome ? should it work immediately or after builds up in system for days? thanks drs?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 54 years experience
The dose needs upwards titration over several days to weeks. Taking it three times daily, efficacy should be achieved within a short time. At a dose maximum of 1800 mg/day, if not successful, would switch to a dopamine agonist.
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