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Do antidepressants cause restless legs syndrome?

Do antidepressants cause restless legs syndrome?

Meds can trigger RLS: What "causes" RLS is uncertain. It may be related to genetics, deficiency of iron in the brain, hormonal changes, pregnancy, parkinson's disease. Medications like antidepressants, antipsychotics, cold and allergy medications can trigger or aggravate rls. Treatment with medication can help diminish symptoms. ...Read more

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Dr. Michelle Zetoony
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Restless Leg Syndrome (Definition)

Restless leg syndrome is a condition where there is a need or urge to move the leg because of some perceived unpleasant sensations. Restless leg ...Read more


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Unknown bruises on leg cantroll bladder, tired, fatigue,

Unknown bruises on leg cantroll bladder, tired, fatigue,

Increased : Increased bruising as you age can be a common problem. It is due to thinning skin and aging blood vessels and usually does not require treatment. Occasionally it can be a sign of an underlying disorder. Reasons to see your doctor are: - if you are not elderly - if your bruising seems to be worsening - if your bruises are large, painful, or seem to appear without cause - if you are bleeding from other areas such as your gums, nose, or gut - if you just started a new medication since many such as Plavix (clopidogrel) or Aspirin can increase bruising - if you have a fever and are feeling ill good luck! ...Read more

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I can't stop moving my legs , can Zoloft (sertraline) cause restless leg syndrome.

I can't stop moving my legs , can Zoloft (sertraline) cause restless leg syndrome.

See below: Most selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors like zoloft (sertraline) can worsen or even initiate restless legs syndrome in some people. Have it evaluated by a sleep doctor, to check for other causes such as a low ferritin level. In some people it goes away after sometime and in some the RLS continues as long as zoloft (sertraline) is there. Discuss other options with your prescribing doctor. Also, avoid caffeine. ...Read more

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Hashimotos. Ana + anti-ssa/ro. Stiff, painful, swollen joints + raynauds. Doc says it's "lupoid arthritis". Is this lupus? He gave me plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) 200mg

Hashimotos. Ana + anti-ssa/ro. Stiff, painful, swollen joints + raynauds. Doc says it's "lupoid arthritis". Is this lupus? He gave me plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) 200mg

Sounds consistent: The joint complaints and positive lab markers are consistent with lupus. The fact that raynaud's is present and you have an autoimmune thyroid condition help cinch the diagnosis of an autoimmune arthritis. In addition to standard treatments like Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) there are other interventions like diet and supplements to help decrease the dose of rx meds. A practitioner of integrative medicine can help. ...Read more

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Can lyrica (pregabalin) help with restless leg syndrome?

Can lyrica (pregabalin) help with restless leg syndrome?

Lyrica (pregabalin) is an option: Unfortunately, there is no known cure for restless legs syndrome. Lyrica (pregabalin) an effective management option for many patients with RLS. ...Read more

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Lupus and weak legs, related?

Lupus and weak legs, related?

possibly: Lupus can cause neuropathies which can result in weakness. It can also cause arthritic inflammation which an individual may perceive as weakness. ...Read more

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Why can antidepressants cause restless legs syndrome?

Why can antidepressants cause restless legs syndrome?

RESTLESS LEG : Treatments are: dopaminergic , benzodiazepines, anticonvulsants and opioids as the last resort. ...Read more

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Do antidepressants cause restless leg syndrome?

Emily Lu Dr. Lu
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Do antidepressants cause restless leg syndrome?

Sometimes: Akisthesia (an inner restlessness that can manifest very much like restless legs syndrome) has been reported as a side effect of some antidepressants like prozac, Paxil (paroxetine) and tricyclic antidepressants. However, it is more commonly seen in patients that are on antipsychotic drugs like haldol. ...Read more

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Is fibromyalgia related to restless legs?

Is fibromyalgia related to restless legs?

Not related.: Medications to treat these conditions have totally different mechanisms. Both are associated with sleep distubance and fatigue, but for different reasons. ...Read more

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Does potassium effect restless leg syndrome?

Does potassium effect restless leg syndrome?

Yes: Potassium will work w other minerals to help heal the cells that r not functioning to their potential because of inflammation. ...Read more

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Causes of restless leg syndrome? K+ deficiency?

Causes of restless leg syndrome? K+ deficiency?

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

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Ana 1:160 hi IgG but dr told me fibromyalgia not autoimmune, tingling/vibration feelings in extremities pain in joints, elbows, wrists, muscle twitches?

Ana 1:160 hi IgG but dr told me fibromyalgia not autoimmune, tingling/vibration feelings in extremities pain in joints, elbows, wrists, muscle twitches?

See below: An ANA alone does not diagnose an autoimmune disease. With your symptoms, you may need to see a neurologist to see if there is an alternative diagnosis to the one that you have been given. ...Read more

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Compare restless legs syndrome and periodic limb movement disorder (plmd)?

PLMD vs RLS: Rls happens in evenings and can cause sleep problems but plmd happens only in sleep. Both can cause less efficient sleep at time - not always. ...Read more

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Does Lipitor (atorvastatin) cause restless legs & leg cramps?

Possibly: Lipitor (atorvastatin) has been reported to cause arm/leg pain, muscle spasms, and sore muscles. These occur in less than 15% of patients. If you have developed any of these symptoms, you may want to discuss it with your doctor. If your symptoms are troubling, perhaps a different medicine or a different dose may be needed. ...Read more

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I have joint pain and sometimes feel fever,twitching. Ana 1:40 but Rf, anti ccp , anti dna, anti sm,crp, Esr, scl-70 are negative, autoimmune disease?

I have joint pain and sometimes feel fever,twitching. Ana 1:40 but Rf, anti ccp , anti dna, anti sm,crp, Esr, scl-70 are negative, autoimmune disease?

Consultation advised: Unfortunately, Medicine is much too complicated to be able to give helpful advice on the basis of such limited information. An IN BOX Text consultation at Health Tap may be helpful.You would need to upload results of any tests, if available, as well as your medical history. You would NEED TO MAKE YOURSELF AVAILABLE for 24 hours to reply to any questions from your consultant.http://bit.ly/1OiIRcI ...Read more

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New good drug for restless leg syndrome rls?

New good drug for restless leg syndrome rls?

New oldies: The latest to be approved is neupro (rotigotine). It is a patch of Dopamine agonist. The last one approved was Horizant (prodrug of gabapentin). ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Restless Legs Syndrome (Definition)

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Adalimumab (Definition)

Adalimumab is an arthritis therapy which is a ...Read more