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RLS ~ Restless leg syndrome

Postby andypandy08 » Tue Dec 30, 2008 1:48 am

Hi has any one out there suffererd with RLS ? I was suffering really bad with this until recently my GP prescribed me Gabepentin I take 3 times 400 mg a day and hey ho the RLS has almost dissapeared.

As I have been explained Gabepentin is mostly for people with Epilepsy
however is very good with RLS , IF you are having problems then mention this to your GP or rheumatologist.

all the best Andy




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Postby LinzWorld » Wed Dec 31, 2008 12:48 pm

I had it badly until I went on pramipexole. Now I don't have it at all.
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Postby moonbeam » Fri Jan 30, 2009 8:52 pm

I have RLS really bad, mostly in the evening/nightime but also have had to stop trying to take the children to the cinema. Just not enough leg room to cope with the jerks and constant need to move my legs. My doc gave me valium for 2 weeks. When I told him how much better I was he just told me I couldnt have it for any longer because of how addictive it was! thanks.
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Postby smoky » Fri Jan 30, 2009 9:46 pm

never mind legs; i have all over restlessness; without tetrazapam, which i take every night, I twitch all over face, arms, legs even stomach; I pulled a chest wall muscle last week after a very big twitch. I get this between being awake ans sleep; so any time when i manage to relax.. it was one reason why I eventually went to the doc as hubby said it had got a lot worse
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Postby gillshutt » Sat Jan 31, 2009 10:03 am

I suffer terribly from RLS unfortunately there is nothing they can give me for it :cry: Mainly due to the fact that it's my hubby who gets RLS and me who gets woken up by it :evil: Perhaps a hammer would help :twisted: :lol:
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Postby lorikitten » Mon Feb 02, 2009 10:39 am

I know this is abit off topic but Im not sure where else to post it... Does anyone else get REALLY itchy feet?.... I can't remember where I read it but apparently some people wit FM do...I do anyway It's very annoying. :(
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Postby andypandy08 » Mon Feb 02, 2009 2:47 pm

yep itchy feet and hands but that could be down to thyroids as well
my thyroid test was on the high side :?
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Postby MISS BUNNYPENNY » Mon Feb 02, 2009 4:57 pm

yes get restless legs and arms would you believe- but has been alot better lately
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Postby Kompess » Sat Feb 21, 2009 4:51 am

Yes I get RLS and restless arms as if I dont know what to do with them.
I also suffer with itching all over :(
My GP gave me Gabapentin but they dont seem to make any difference.
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Postby Tracy Thomas » Tue Mar 03, 2009 9:52 pm

I would like to upgrade my body to the pain free model - is it really too much to ask?
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Postby gillshutt » Tue Mar 03, 2009 10:36 pm

I've just started to get this, although sometimes it's restless everything syndrom. Usually it's the muscles in my thighs but sometimes my feet, arms and the other day when I was having a rest it was legs arms and back.. I felt like I was wired in to the mains :cry:
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Postby MCT » Wed Mar 04, 2009 1:21 pm

http://petitions.number10.gov.uk/FMClinics/

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As you slide down the bannister of life, may all the splinters be facing in the right direction :)
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