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What eases restless leg syndrome?

11 doctors weighed in
4 doctors agree

In brief: Multiple

Dopamine agonists work best and include ropinorole, pramipexole, the new Neupro (rotigotine) patch.
More traditional meds have included l-dopa, and clonazepam. If you have anemia or kidney disease, better treatment of these conditions may work. Check serum ferritin as some folks may have issues with iron metabolism. Rls is occasionally associated with ms>.

In brief: Multiple

Dopamine agonists work best and include ropinorole, pramipexole, the new Neupro (rotigotine) patch.
More traditional meds have included l-dopa, and clonazepam. If you have anemia or kidney disease, better treatment of these conditions may work. Check serum ferritin as some folks may have issues with iron metabolism. Rls is occasionally associated with ms>.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Dr. Mark Schwartz
Surgery - Vascular
3 doctors agree

In brief: Discover Cause

Daily exercise, avoid tobacco and alcohol and search for an underlying cause such as mineral deficiencies(iron, folate, (folic acid) magnesium), venous insufficiency, or various immune deficiencies.

In brief: Discover Cause

Daily exercise, avoid tobacco and alcohol and search for an underlying cause such as mineral deficiencies(iron, folate, (folic acid) magnesium), venous insufficiency, or various immune deficiencies.
Dr. Mark Schwartz
Dr. Mark Schwartz
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Dr. Jimmy Lin
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Exercise,hot soakleg

Resless leg syndrome (rls) is considered a sleep disorder. Need to check out iron deficiency, peripheral neuropathies, renal function, and certain medications.
If all negative, can try exercise and hot soak to both feet (10 minutes) before bed.Or rx medication for RLS are Mirapex & requip (ropinirole). Others like Klonopin and Neurontin help also.

In brief: Exercise,hot soakleg

Resless leg syndrome (rls) is considered a sleep disorder. Need to check out iron deficiency, peripheral neuropathies, renal function, and certain medications.
If all negative, can try exercise and hot soak to both feet (10 minutes) before bed.Or rx medication for RLS are Mirapex & requip (ropinirole). Others like Klonopin and Neurontin help also.
Dr. Jimmy Lin
Dr. Jimmy Lin
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