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... have such muscle aches that it takes me several hours each day to move easily and comfortably. I have tried getting off mirapex on my own and that was hell. I could not sleep for 3 days and finally gave up. ... (1 replies)
... d this from my sister. . . she believes foods with high sugar content also tend to trigger RLS. I think it's a healthy remedy to try. Now my big job is to wean off of the Alprazolam that I've become sleep dependent on. I've cut normal dose in half, will cut that in half soon. ... (15 replies)
... is no way to "overdose" on it. There is also a product called Rescue Sleep that comes in the little spray cans that I highly recommend if you are having trouble getting to sleep. ... (15 replies)

... my blood pressure dropped and I'd feel like I was about to faint and throw up at the same time. It wasn't fun so I talked to my Dr and told her I wanted to wean off the medication. ... (15 replies)
... I take Topamax for migraines and don't think it really does much for them. I don't know if it would help with the RLS. The side effects are making me consider getting off it: Tingling in hands/fingers, trouble finding words to say/write, mood changes. I'm checking this particular thread because my husband suffers terribly from RLS so your posting caught my eye. I'd... (8 replies)
... I take Mirapex for RLS and my husband has told me that it is sometimes in my arms also when I'm sleeping. ... (29 replies)
... s and try to figure out what causes it. Some nites it's horrible, other nites, I'm ok. I can remember having that feeling as far back as a child but just blew it off as growing pains. Now in my older years it seems to be getting more common. ... (13 replies)
... them with the dizziness and other symptoms quite a bit. So, I tried that before the meclizine and then after I stopped the Rx. I take it round the clock but am getting better as each week passes. Maybe it will help your symptoms too? ... (3 replies)
... Hi Skipper! I have had RLS for nearly 30 years now -- believe it started in my mid-20s. Back then, I had no idea what it was and didn't know how to describe it and it only seemed to occur like 1x yearly. Eventually it would occur more often but took many years to do so. When they started advertising for RLS on TV is when I figured out that is what I had. I already had a... (3 replies)
... pm. It wasn't until I was diagnosed with PLMD during a sleep study that I was put on Mirapex so I could try to get some sleep. ... (3 replies)
... Thanks for the reply!!! It's been three nights now - nothing nearly as bad as the first night - but it wasn't "great" last night or Tuesday either...but I don't really remember tossing/turning as MUCH the past two nights...I did finally take the siminet last night too. Yeah - he has me increasing to the .25 by next week. IS it ok to take a sleep aid with the meds? I usually... (10 replies)
Jan 28, 2008
... I was diagnosed with Parkinson's in May 2000. I started on Mirapex immediately and took it for 7 years. ... (0 replies)
... The Doctor put me on Mirapex for RLS and it was working great except I started getting the really!!! ... (2 replies)
... After having a sleep study, blood work etc we discovered I have severe RLS on top of Fybromalgia and Chronic Fatigue. And I thought I was just getting lazy as I aged. ... (1 replies)
... t of coma and would not be aware that I was kicking her. Finally, when at one point she could not awake me and an ambulance had to be called, the doctor took me off these medications. Finally, his 3rd line of defense was, as it usually is, narcotic pain medication. ... (11 replies)
New to Mirapex
Feb 23, 2005
... now for my Restless leg. I was never on anything else. It works great and no side effects since I take it at night. The only thing is, latley, it feels like I am getting it back slightly. Almost like I am going to get it but then it goes away. Does anyone know if it wears off? ... (1 replies)
Losing it from RLS
Aug 24, 2014
... dies you name it I had it. C pap, EMG, etc. was on several different meds. But after surgery noticed the pain meds helped. I was able to sit and watch TV without getting up!! I have several back issues including arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis etc. I take 10 mg of mirapex at night and 15 mg oxycodone. ... (27 replies)
Nothing is working
Apr 12, 2014
... the Neurontin was increased to 1200 at bedtime. That helped. A couple years after that it stopped helping with sleep. I bounced so much that one night I fell off the bed. In October the Neurologist put me on 1 mg of Mirapex and 600 mg of Neurontin at 5PM. Unfortunately, I was then waking up at 4 or 5 in the morning. ... (42 replies)
Oct 18, 2012
... I have been on Requip for restless leg syndrome for two months. I am taking 5 mg a night and it is doing nothing for me. I am getting no sleep, or very little. ... (0 replies)
... after every phelbotomy. A few months ago my iron levels were sky high again, and now getting phelbotomies once a week for 3 months in a row so far.... ... (4 replies)

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