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... drunk at night before bed. I would keep it cold, and add a squeeze of lime or lemon, to make it a little tastier. I have used this in addition to my medication for RLS, which is Requip. I also make a point of staying well hydrated, eating bananas, and potassium rich foods. ... (1 replies)
... there are 2 home remedies that sound ridiculous but are worth trying...if it works, it's certainly better than putting medication in your body... Ivory soap and Quinine Water... Google it if you are curious. ... (3 replies)
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... I presume that the active ingredient in the tonic water is the quinine. My Dr will nor prescribe quinine for me as I take ammiodarone for a heart defect. Has anyone experience of taking both ammiodarone and quinine, even at low doses? ... (3 replies)
Sep 27, 2005
... Actually my father told me to drink quinine water - had heard from someone it would help. I had RLS really bad a few years ago and noticed when I got back on a consistant exercise pgm (wt training 3X week, stationary bike and pilates for aerobics) and made sure I drank sufficient water, my symptoms ceased. It's worth a try?! (5 replies)
... core narcotics for RLS!! Much of the modern medical system is an absolute mess! Goodness. ... (4 replies)
Treatments for RLS
Jun 18, 2004
... Tonic water with Quinine helps me. If I am having a hard time getting to sleep, I will drink 8 ounces of it. It helps me immediately. There is so many different things people try. ... (4 replies)
... Hi Viper. Some people do report developing RLS for the first time after spinal injury or surgery. Similarly, people report RLS after withdrawing from opiates. In all cases it should pass. ... (4 replies)
Quinine tablets
Feb 26, 2015
... law heard of someone who had gained relief from RLS by drinking tonic water, so I have tried having a small glass of Schweppes "full fat" tonic water each evening and it does seem to have made quite a difference. ... (6 replies)
... I've read on other message boards that quinine makes people dizzy and that there can be all sorts of side effects. How is that possible? ... (9 replies)
Quinine tablets
Mar 29, 2015
... Excellent. You have found something that works. But your journey has just begun. You know the Mirapex is there for you, always there for you. So one night try potassium, no? ... (6 replies)
RLS Triggers
Jan 10, 2006
... with quinine sp? ... (5 replies)
... about an hour before bedtime got rid of my RLS most nights. ... (12 replies)
... I was just reading this thread last night while up with RLS (2 1/2 hours of sleep-yeah! :rolleyes: ) and I was telling my Orthopedic Surgeon about it this morning. He said to drink Shwepps Tonic Water, it has quinine (I automatically recognized the name since I read it last night). Drink one at dinner, one before bed. Even mix a little Gin.. ;) he said. I'll try that... (20 replies)
Sep 18, 2007
... My husband drinks tonic water for his RLS because it contains quinine. He has severe RLS when it acts up. He spends the night kicking and spazing for hours and hours. But the tonic calms it down more times than not. It doesn't work for everyone though. ... (5 replies)
... I drink tonic water, every evening, and within 5 min. it is gone. Great for leg cramps also. The tonic water, however, does contain quinine. I checked first with my MD prior to using it, due to my meds and health problems. ... (9 replies)
... Reading your explanation of RLS was informative and much more understandable than any other I've read. Thank you for that. I find it interesting that you mention dopamine 'release' being triggered by iron, quinine, turmeric and potassium. ... (10 replies)
... Well, knowledge is power. So I'll pass along what I know and maybe you can figure out a way to improve your RLS enough to get more sleep. ... (10 replies)
... Tonic water is definately useful fro RLS. I have had it for years, it's hereditary. ... (9 replies)
... I have to say about 2 weeks ago I was having a bout of RLS for several night. The day my doctor told me about Tonic Water, he also prescribed Neurontin, which after reading, I've been afraid to take. ... (20 replies)

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