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Condition: Extreme Discomfort in Calves when Sitting or Lying Down
2/6/2015 10:10:13 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I use this drug for RLS. It has been very effective but also can make me very drowsy. I take it before bed because of that. Sometimes I feel like I have just been 'drugged' and can hardly function to get myself to bed, sometimes it doesn't make me sleepy at all! Strange. The other thing I have noticed is that if I wake up in the middle of the night I can't always get back to sleep. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Extreme Discomfort in Calves when Sitting or Lying Down
1/12/2015 11:46:57 AM

Reviewer: marshl52, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have had RLS for over 15 years, I have taken Mirapex for many years and it worked but eventually wore off. Switched to levocardoba, eventually work off. Switched to combination of levocardopa and ropinrole. Now I am on 05 Roinrole at noon, 1 mg at supper and .5 mg clonazepam at bedtime and it keeps it at bay 80% of the time

Condition: Extreme Discomfort in Calves when Sitting or Lying Down
10/19/2014 11:50:02 PM

Reviewer: betternow, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Started taking 1 mg at night for RLS. I had been walking the floor at night. It began working immediately. It typical kicks in after 1 1/2 hours. I sleep well again. I do have some tightness and stiffness in my legs. I will keep taking and go to the gym

Condition: Extreme Discomfort in Calves when Sitting or Lying Down
9/28/2014 1:06:39 AM

Reviewer: nunyabeeswax, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been on this pill for 1 week. I keep waking up it does not help my RLS. What I have found is that this medicine makes me paranoid that someone is breaking into my house or that I am going to die in my sleep. The first day I tried this drug it made me feel like I was floating out of my body. I will no longer take this drug anymore and I feel it would be in the best interest for the makers of ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Extreme Discomfort in Calves when Sitting or Lying Down
9/5/2014 1:48:52 PM

Reviewer: Jen S, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This medicine has the complete opposite effect on me. I started out at .5mg and once it started working, I felt great. After about a week, I started feeling worse. My doctor up'd my dosage and it is even more worse. I feel the need to move my legs and arms all day long. I no longer sleep well. Have others experienced this? I am asking my doctor to take me off of it. It is horrible. :(

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