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Does Abilify (aripiprazole) work for periodic limb movement disorder?

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Dr. Bassam Amawi
Psychiatry
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In brief: No

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In brief: No

Talk with u pcp , he will evaluate u and recommend a treatment.
Dr. Bassam Amawi
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Dr. Joseph Roosth
Internal Medicine

In brief: Doubtful

Abilify (aripiprazole) works by blocking Dopamine in the brain.
Periodic limb movement disorder and restless leg syndrome, though not identical are often treated with drugs that attempt to increase Dopamine related activity. If on the other hand, one has severe depression and the Abilify (aripiprazole) is effective treatment, one might sleep much better. Specifically though i feel the answer is no.

In brief: Doubtful

Abilify (aripiprazole) works by blocking Dopamine in the brain.
Periodic limb movement disorder and restless leg syndrome, though not identical are often treated with drugs that attempt to increase Dopamine related activity. If on the other hand, one has severe depression and the Abilify (aripiprazole) is effective treatment, one might sleep much better. Specifically though i feel the answer is no.
Dr. Joseph Roosth
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