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by k8samms
Thu May 27, 2010 7:26 am
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Withdrawal syndrome from Mirapex or Requip?
Replies: 9
Views: 951

Withdrawal syndrome from Mirapex or Requip?

Hi, Thanks for your responses. The opiates help to take care of the RLS/augmentation issues but what about the actual withdrawal symptoms from the DAs? I know that not everyone has horrible DA withdrawal symptoms when going off of them so I'm trying to figure out how common it is and if anything can...
by k8samms
Wed May 26, 2010 5:54 am
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Withdrawal syndrome from Mirapex or Requip?
Replies: 9
Views: 951

Withdrawal syndrome from Mirapex or Requip?

Has anyone here experienced a withdrawal syndrome (DAWS) when stopping Mirapex, Requip or some other dopamine agonist? If so, how awful was it and how long did it continue? How did you resolve it?
by k8samms
Thu Oct 01, 2009 6:04 am
Forum: General Topics: RLS
Topic: Sudafed?
Replies: 4
Views: 415

Sudafed?

Yes, I'll definitely avoid the combination with antihistamines - though I've been able to take Zyrtec without a problem so far.
by k8samms
Wed Sep 30, 2009 4:28 am
Forum: General Topics: RLS
Topic: Sudafed?
Replies: 4
Views: 415

Sudafed?

Great! Thank you.
by k8samms
Tue Sep 29, 2009 6:38 pm
Forum: General Topics: RLS
Topic: Sudafed?
Replies: 4
Views: 415

Sudafed?

How do Sudafed and other noradrenergic meds affect RLS? Do I need to avoid them?
by k8samms
Tue Sep 29, 2009 4:07 am
Forum: General Topics: RLS
Topic: flu and RLS
Replies: 20
Views: 1592

flu and RLS

Thanks everyone. I feel less worried now.

ViewsAskew, do you remember what that shot was so I know to avoid it becauseof RLS?
by k8samms
Mon Sep 28, 2009 8:54 am
Forum: General Topics: RLS
Topic: flu and RLS
Replies: 20
Views: 1592

flu and RLS

Polar Bear, I didn't mean an anti-nausea patch, I meant a patch that would deliver medication to help me sleep - either neurontin, a dopamine agonist or a benzo. You are lucky if you've never had a flu. You must have a very strong immune system! SquirmingSusan, I've heard conflicting information abo...
by k8samms
Sun Sep 27, 2009 9:38 am
Forum: General Topics: RLS
Topic: flu and RLS
Replies: 20
Views: 1592

flu and RLS

I'm terrified of getting the flu and not being able to take medication to help me sleep (when I need it the most). I wish I could get a patch or something to help me when I can't keep any medication down. Has anyone been in this situation and if/so do you have any answers?
by k8samms
Sat Aug 29, 2009 8:26 am
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Trivastal or agomelatine?
Replies: 12
Views: 1046

I hope so. Guess I'll find out soon enough.
by k8samms
Sat Aug 29, 2009 8:19 am
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: One symptom I've been afraid to confront
Replies: 7
Views: 982

Yeah, that's the only rational way to handle it. Just wish it weren't so hard to do. Well, hopefully I'll have insurance soon and I can stop worrying - about the financial side of things anyway.

Thanks again for the suppor!
by k8samms
Fri Aug 28, 2009 4:33 am
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: One symptom I've been afraid to confront
Replies: 7
Views: 982

I just looked up definitions and the short ones basically say that it's a problem with nerve function. Wikipedia has a lot more info on it and the article there says that there are different kinds of neuropathy with differing symptoms encompassing pain and numbness etc. It's such a broad categorizat...
by k8samms
Fri Aug 28, 2009 4:22 am
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: One symptom I've been afraid to confront
Replies: 7
Views: 982

Zach,

I would be very happy if it turned out to be just broken toe(s).
by k8samms
Thu Aug 27, 2009 7:51 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: One symptom I've been afraid to confront
Replies: 7
Views: 982

One symptom I've been afraid to confront

I didn't even mention it to the doctor the other day because I don't have health insurance. If this is a sign of something more serious then I fear I would never be able to get health insurance. My three middle toes of my right foot feel kind of numb. Not painful and no detectable weakness. I can mo...
by k8samms
Thu Aug 27, 2009 7:42 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: Why do I have periods of time without RLS?
Replies: 9
Views: 1208

That's amazing about your mom, ViewsAskew. Encouraging too. I will be very surprised if this goes away again as it is much more severe now. It's just different. But there's always a chance... and yes, it would be bliss if I got some relief from this once in a while.
by k8samms
Thu Aug 27, 2009 7:04 am
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Trivastal or agomelatine?
Replies: 12
Views: 1046

SquirmingSusan, Agomelatine and Trivastal are both much different than Stablon/tianeptine although Trivastal is made by the same company (the French company Servier) as Stablon. For some reason (probably political and/or monetary) we don't get approval of French drugs in this country. Stablon is a m...