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