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Condition: Extreme Discomfort in Calves when Sitting or Lying Down
2/7/2015 5:19:32 AM

Reviewer: kiwi, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
My first symptoms of RLS started about 20 years ago after going out for drinks. When in bed I got the first short sessions of pains in the knees which were temporally relieved by moving my legs ("kicking")until the session passed after a minute or two. I started taking 1 mg of Requip three times a day about five years ago without any side effects. Since then I've had to increas ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Extreme Discomfort in Calves when Sitting or Lying Down
12/31/2014 1:12:18 AM

Reviewer: Patte, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My restless legs was affecting me any time of the day and night. I could not sit still in business meetings, go out to dinner, go to the movies, or sleep at night. I occasionally had symptoms in my arms, also. I started with small doses of Requip, but now take 4mg time release in the morning and 1 mg before bed. One problem is that in the evening after taking the one mg I sometimes experience ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Extreme Discomfort in Calves when Sitting or Lying Down
8/18/2014 8:23:04 PM

Reviewer: gmelt, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I've had RLS since my teenage years. Over the years it has gradually gotten worse. I now get RLS any time of the day. Sometimes it even affects my arms along with the legs. I started with 2mg of Requip per day but have since increased the dosage. I now take 8mg per day generally starting with 1mg at 1:30 to 2 p.m. and continuing to bedtime. Requip will initially cause RLS before relaxing ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Extreme Discomfort in Calves when Sitting or Lying Down
7/21/2014 12:17:49 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have had RLS for years, and only a pain pill would stop the pain. Saw Neurologist and was given requip. I have had horrible side effects such as all night long flu symptoms so I don't sleep and trouble breathing and choking on acid reflux I never had before. I have missed days of work and dread the night. I still get painful RLS on this drug and all the side effects. I will not take it any ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Extreme Discomfort in Calves when Sitting or Lying Down
7/17/2014 11:51:38 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
does well but have severe diareaa.

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