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What medications can treat restless leg syndrome?

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Dr. Shaym Puppala
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Depends on type

If intermittent:iron, levodopa, ropinarole, pramipexole, cabergoline, tramadol or opiates, benzodiazepines.
If daily: ropinarole, pramipexole, gabapentin, tramadol or opiates. If not responding to treatment with those: gabapentin.

In brief: Depends on type

If intermittent:iron, levodopa, ropinarole, pramipexole, cabergoline, tramadol or opiates, benzodiazepines.
If daily: ropinarole, pramipexole, gabapentin, tramadol or opiates. If not responding to treatment with those: gabapentin.
Dr. Shaym Puppala
Dr. Shaym Puppala
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Dr. Shaym Puppala
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Treat contributors

Treatment of jerky legs at night (periodic limb movement disorder, also called plmd) may also need optimization of treatment of obstructive sleep apnea, anemia, diabetes, or kidney disease, if you have any of these.

In brief: Treat contributors

Treatment of jerky legs at night (periodic limb movement disorder, also called plmd) may also need optimization of treatment of obstructive sleep apnea, anemia, diabetes, or kidney disease, if you have any of these.
Dr. Shaym Puppala
Dr. Shaym Puppala
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