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Are any such medications considered first-line therapies for rls?

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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
Addiction Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: There are a number

Requip (ropinirole) (ropinarole) and pramipexol (mirapex) are the main two medications prescribed for rls.
Firstly, the diagnosis should ideally be made by a formal sleep study, and a number of conditions, including iron deficiency, should be ruled out, since treating underlying conditions may reduce or eliminate the symptoms.

In brief: There are a number

Requip (ropinirole) (ropinarole) and pramipexol (mirapex) are the main two medications prescribed for rls.
Firstly, the diagnosis should ideally be made by a formal sleep study, and a number of conditions, including iron deficiency, should be ruled out, since treating underlying conditions may reduce or eliminate the symptoms.
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Dr. George Valdez
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

There are several first options, ask your doctor which is better.We often use Mirapex and requip (ropinirole).

In brief: Yes

There are several first options, ask your doctor which is better.We often use Mirapex and requip (ropinirole).
Dr. George Valdez
Dr. George Valdez
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