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Can Klonopin Be Causing Restless Legs
Klonopin (clonazepam) belongs to a class of medications called benzodiazepines. They are also referred to as sedative-hypnotics & anxiolytics. These medications are used for a variety of indications to include anxiety, insomnia, muscle spasm, seizure, & alcohol withdrawal. All benzodiazepines including Clonazepam are potentially habit forming. Alcohol should be ...Read more
Can flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) cause restless legs syndrome to worsen? Is it possible to also feel it in your arms?
It cannot: The RLS and restless arms/hands syndrome are neurological, sleep movement disorders and treated with Dopamine agonists such as ropinirole (approved in rls) or pramipexole. Many practitioner use Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) as a muscle relaxant and sleep inducer as an adjunctive medication. Rec.: see sleep specialist for more information. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Klonopin (clonazepam): Dose-dependent weakness, more generalized.Get a more detailed answer ›
Physiatry eval: A physiatrist can perform a comprehensive eval to determine the cause of your symptoms and develop a treatment strategy. The diagnosis depends on where exactly they are, and when you have them. There are other thing that can also cause those symptoms (pinched nerve, vitamin/mineral deficiency, etc). ...Read more
RLS: Yes, a lot of meds can trigger rls, mental meds can if other body condition already favorize rls. ...Read more
Low back pain in morning and restless legs at night. Can low back pain cause restless legs? If so, how can this be treated?
Usually not: The presence of low back pain is usually not felt to be directly related to the condition of restless legs syndrome. That being said, I have seen patients who have back pain and the pain itself seems to aggravate or worsen there leg symptoms. And in those cases, testing their back can help their restless legs. ...Read more
Can geodon (ziprasidone) damage knee joints? Have trouble standing on two feet. Is this caused by restless leg from geodon (ziprasidone)?
Knee damage uncommon: I am not aware of Geodon (ziprasidone) being likely to cause knee joint damage, but there certainly could be difficulty with walking if having extrapyramidal symptoms, including akathisia (restlessness) that sometimes can come from geodon, (ziprasidone) especially at higher doses but sometimes even with low doses. Recommend discussing with prescriber. ...Read more
Laptop: No direct correlation.Get a more detailed answer ›
Could be: Klonopin (clonazepam) and other benzodiazepines are occasionally used for restless leg syndrome (rls), so that upon withdrawal, symptoms would be expected to return. Unless RLS was present prior to Klonopin (clonazepam) use, appearance of RLS for the first time would not be expected upon medication withdrawal, if withdrawal was not abrupt. ...Read more
My Dr retired and the new person took me off my Ritalin 10mg tid for ADHD and narc and klonopin for restless legs cold turnery is good WO LD someone a?
What is your questio: What is your question.You can resubmit and we will try to answer ...Read more
RLS: RLS is a condition in which your legs will have sudden brief movements or pain/discomfort. It can occur due to multiple conditions. Sometimes by treating the cause of the RLS can make it go away. You should get checked by your doctor. ...Read more
RLS: It is a syndrome w/ symptoms of an urge to move the legs especially near bedtime, that improves w/ movement ; is worse @ rest. It typically has uneasy sensations. Besides its relation to low peripheral Dopamine levels ; some to genes, it is unclear why it occurs. Sometimes it may be secondary to other medical issues. It's recommended that you see a sleep medicine specialist to properly evaluate it. ...Read more
Restless legs: Studies have shown that more than 60% cases of RLS are inherited as an autosomal dominant inheritance, & that there is deficiency of Dopamine in the part of the brain known as substantia nigra. ...Read more
What is the cause for restless leg syndrome? Experiencing it night and day! also having lower back pain.
Not known: No known cause for restless legs syndrome exists. Researchers suspect the condition may be due to an imbalance of the brain chemical dopamine. This chemical sends messages to control muscle movement. Rls runs in families in at least half the people with rls, especaily early age. Rls sometimes accompanies other conditions. Pregnancy peripheral neuropathy. Iron deficiency. Kidney failure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Good day, what would cause restless legs (I hope this is what it's called). I'm only 22 years old. And it is unbearable.
or RLS, usually has no specific cause, kindly check this site fir more information, a good neurologist can help you too, good luck
https://www.webmd.com/brain/restless-legs-syndrome/restless-legs-syndrome-rls#1 ...Read more
Diagnosed with adrenal adenoma. Can this cause restless leg syndrome? Seem to be restless all over, though, like an urge to run to shake it off.
NOT FULLY KNOWN: But do find some patients with disruption of iron stores, so, can check ferritin levels. We do find some problem with dopamine issues, and find success in using dopamine agonists, but another approach using Horizant, affects different brain chemicals. May be some genetic links in a few families, and association with a sleep disorder in some also found. ...Read more
Dopamine lack: I think restless leg syndrome is probably caused in susceptible people (tends to be familial) by a relative lack of sufficient Dopamine and is often associated with fatigue, dopamine-blocking medicines, chronic illness, and the end of gestation. Medications that increase Dopamine are frequently helpful as can be Neurontin (gabapentin) and Klonopin (clonazepam).. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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