Klonopin (clonazepam) withdrawal causing restless legs?

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.

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Can klonopin (clonazepam) cause restless legs?

Not exactly. Benzodiazepines, including klonopin, (clonazepam) actually can be used in the treatment of rls, although for the reasons below, they are not preferred agents. If an individual becomes physically dependent on Clonazepam or any other benzo, however, the withdrawal, if it is stopped or reduced sharply, may cause symptoms that are indistinguishable from restless leg syndrome.
Not likely. In fact, Klonopin (clonazepam) is one of the medications used to treat rls.
Probably not. As drs. Uhrich and wartenberg have said, Klonopin (clonazepam) is often used to treat RLS but, like any treatment, it might not work. So if you have rls, are being treated with klonopin, (clonazepam) and you aren't getting better, it isn't that the Klonopin (clonazepam) is causing the trouble, it just isn't making it better and a different treatment needs to be tried.

Can klonopin (clonazepam) be causing restless legs?

No. Klonopin (generic name is clonazepam), is often the best treatment for it. See multiple prior answers about rls.

Tramadol withdrawal. How long to get thru and what to use to stop extreme restless legs.

Tramadol addiction. This is now recognized as a common addiction and many people in drug rehab are there for tramadol. This physical symptom when you are detoxing from it is very common also. Your doctor may want to put you on something for the acute withdrawal restless leg or other extremity symptoms. I think this can last for one to two weeks.

My legs get very painful at night and cramp I was told its not restless legs or withdrawals from opioids what could it be and how do I control pain?

Leg pain. You need consultation with doctors familial with lamictal, opioids and other side effects. This is a difficult problem and it may take several doctors to figure out how to treat you.

Would going from 3mg of klonopin (clonazepam) to 2mg cause withdrawal symtoms.....is that to big of a switch?

It could be slower. Clonazepam is a long 1/2 life agent, so w/drwal sx's from 3 to 2mg a day are not likely. However if taken for long time, is always advisable to taper as slow as possible to guarantee succes.

Can taking. 5mg of Klonopin (clonazepam) daily for 2 months cause great withdrawal effects? Dependence?

Possibly. You may have some mild withdrawal (which means you would have some physical dependence). If you want to stop, I would take half the dose for several days.