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Does requip (ropinirole) work for restless leg syndrome?

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Dr. Clarence Lyons
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: It can

It is used to treat that in some people.

In brief: It can

It is used to treat that in some people.
Dr. Clarence Lyons
Dr. Clarence Lyons
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Dr. Joel Gorfinkel
It is used for RLS. Stay away from alcohol and nicotine. Stretching and massage may help. There are also other meds that may be useful. Discuss all this with ur doc.
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
Addiction Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

That's what it is for. But it doesn't work for everybody, nor does it always control it completely.
Pramipexole (mirapex) is another similar Dopamine active drug which can help. Make sure your doctor has excluded iron deficiency, and that you are not on a medication (including otc antihistamines) which can cause it or make it worse.

In brief: Yes

That's what it is for. But it doesn't work for everybody, nor does it always control it completely.
Pramipexole (mirapex) is another similar Dopamine active drug which can help. Make sure your doctor has excluded iron deficiency, and that you are not on a medication (including otc antihistamines) which can cause it or make it worse.
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Dr. Michelle Zetoony
For some people yes. check out the www.rlshelp.org to see other medications that can helpful.
Dr. Aaron Milstone
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Yes very well.

In brief: Yes

Yes very well.
Dr. Aaron Milstone
Dr. Aaron Milstone
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