How is periodic limb movement disorder (PLMD) treated?
There is no cure for PLMD , but there are several classes of drugs that treat it. 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.
From: Sleep Disorders and Periodic Limb Movement Disorder WebMD Medical Reference
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