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... Hi steve,
I know exactly how you feel. I did the tramadol route for a while as they really work in relaxing the muscles and totally gettin rid of the symptoms of rls don't they. They do have side effects though and I found I had no appetite and terrible itching at night when in bed.
After a month of them the doctor got all wierd and stopped my prescription, which I was... (3 replies)
... Been on it since Sunday and still cannot get to sleep. Been laying here for three hours and finally popped a Mirapex... (4 replies)
... Mirapex (Pramipexole) gave me horrible side effects. Everyone is different but for me it almost made me feel like I had the flu each morning and very bad nausea. I just wrote a new topic about my symptoms in this very forum. Take a look. But nothing seems to work for me and I'm desperately searching for answers trust me. When you go a week with only a few hours sleep and... (1 replies)
... 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)
... I have been on mirapex for years now all of a sudden it does not work I have been on a lot of stress do I take something for stress or stop mirapex My doctors got me on klonopen,which does not help. ... (0 replies)
... Hello I have been taking Mirapex and Horizant for RLS (Mirapex for a couple of year and Horizant in the past few months). I think the HOrizant is causing me to have overall unhappiness, withdraw from others. My temper has gotten very short fused as well.
Has anyone else taken Horizant had this experience with Horizant.
Looking to get some advice if you have made a... (0 replies)
... I'm having the same problem with mirapex and insomnia. I don't know what to do about it. I go to sleep late, dream terrible dreams, wake up early and have to get up. ... (13 replies)
... Has anyone successfully gotten off Mirapex? I have made a few weak attempts, but the longest I went without taking it was 3 days, during which time I slept maybe 4 hours total. I was a total wreck and just couldn't continue. I went back on Mirapex; however, I am miserable about the dependency, the weight gain, and need to take more now than when I started. Anyone out there... (0 replies)
... To top it off, my rls was very minor when I stupidly mentioned it to my neurologist who recommended Mirapex. I believe Mirapex has augmented my rls, making it worse. Anyone have thoughts on that? ... (13 replies)
... sorry if i made you think the fish oil was good for rls...no, i meant for the insomnia....my rls has only been helped with mirapex a parkinson drug. ... (13 replies)
... has anyone tried fish oil for insomnia? I hear it works, if so, then i wont give up the Mirapex cause it really works for rls (13 replies)
... i have been taking mirapex for eight years and now its causing me to get about three hours sleep a nite. i wonder in taking melatonin will help but find the two are not to to be mixed. ... (13 replies)
... Hi To ALL .. This is my story with RLS .. i have had a sleep study and found out that I have RLS and also Sleep Apnea. My Doctor at that time put me on Requip at 4mg well it worked great for about maybe 5 months or so then it did not help my feet from moving around .. So then he tried a muscle Relaxer called Flexeril at 10 mg that did nothing at all for my feet so now as of... (1 replies)
... Last night I was outside on the deck, laying on the lounger, and my husband was having fun with me, putting ice on my chest, and on my toes, I did not wake up, passed out cold, for like 2 hrs he said. He told me you were passed out cold, and I did not even know it !!
Could this be due to the Mirapex, I've read about..........? (0 replies)
... Hi SkipperH! I was happy to respond because this type of interaction has taught me quite a bit about some other health issues.
I think it is kind of funny that both of us have a problem about 7-8PM if we don't take the medication (I also take the generic of Mirapex now). I only have to move my legs or feet when the medication has not yet kicked in so I have no other body... (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)
... PLMD both found Mirapex to be difficult to take. It made both our symptoms way worse and sleeping was impossible. We're both on Requip now and it's been great for both of us! ... (1 replies)
... I've been on mirapex for uncontrollable restless leg syndrome for the past ten years. ... (0 replies)