How is periodic limb movement disorder (PLMD) treated?
There is no cure for PLMD , but there are several classes of drugs that treat itand the choice depends on the severity of the PLMD, as well as any other conditions. (like pain, anxiety, depression). These include drugs closely related to those that treat Parkinson's disease, anticonvulsant medications, benzodiazepines, and narcotics.Usually, the anti-Parkinson's type medications as a first line of defense. Medical treatment of PLMD often significantly eases or eliminates the symptoms of these disorders.
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