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Condition: Extreme Discomfort in Calves when Sitting or Lying Down
8/20/2014 11:41:03 AM

Reviewer: Elle, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was diagnosed with RLS over 10 yrs. ago and was taking the lowest dose available. Over time, it became necessary to increase the dosage. I started taking Ropinerole about 5 yrs. ago and it has been very effective. I was taking two 4mg doses every night but I now take only one dose and if needed I take an additional dose during the day. My RLS is pretty much under control as long as I take the ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Extreme Discomfort in Calves when Sitting or Lying Down
8/18/2014 10:39:06 PM

Reviewer: gram2many, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I've been taking this for about 3 months. Started off with 1 mg. at bedtime. Not very effective. Doubled dosage then had 'rebound' symptoms (?). I now take 2 mg early in the afternoon for rls and 2 mg. at least an hour before bedtime. Perfect! Seemed to increase symptoms but keeps them completely under control.

Condition: Extreme Discomfort in Calves when Sitting or Lying Down
7/26/2014 7:55:00 AM

Reviewer: diane, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:

Condition: Extreme Discomfort in Calves when Sitting or Lying Down
7/18/2014 6:28:42 PM

Reviewer: DwainB, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Taken without food, this medicine makes me violently nauseated! But it lets me sleep and totally does away with my restless legs.

Condition: Extreme Discomfort in Calves when Sitting or Lying Down
5/22/2014 11:48:15 AM

Reviewer: Buster, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
This drug has helped me with my RLS. The side effects I have experienced have been a cough from taking the medication and vomiting. Those are the only drawbacks, but it does help me sleep. If I don't take it (which I never miss), I am up all night.

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