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by Travis294
Thu Apr 28, 2016 5:57 pm
Forum: Augmentation
Topic: Gabapentin
Replies: 10
Views: 3707

Re: Gabapentin

Yes, my plan is eliminate several of the meds by taking the stronger opioid, including the zolpidem, Tranadol, clonazepam, alprazolam and the Gabapentin, but only have enough hydro for nights. So the Gabapentin helps with leg and foot pain during the day and methadone might be better in eliminating ...
by Travis294
Mon Apr 18, 2016 7:19 pm
Forum: Augmentation
Topic: Gabapentin
Replies: 10
Views: 3707

Re: Gabapentin

Yes, I have a long list of medications: Gabapentin(currently increasing) Tramadol(currently weaning off) Hydrocodone(just started and it temporarily stops RLS) Ropinirole(sometimes) Mirapex(just stopped) Trilaptal(currently weaning off) Alprazolam Clonazapam(currently weaning off) Zofram(rarely) Dex...
by Travis294
Mon Apr 18, 2016 1:13 am
Forum: Augmentation
Topic: Gabapentin
Replies: 10
Views: 3707

Gabapentin

I've read through these posts and referred documents and don't see anything about Gabapentin augmentation. I was taking it before my RLS along with Tramadol. My Dr recently increased my dose of Gabapentin and my RLS has gotten worse. Has anyone seen this effect with Gabapentin?
by Travis294
Sun Apr 17, 2016 12:25 pm
Forum: Special Populations: Pediatric, Pregnancy, Secondary, etc.
Topic: ESRD and 24/7 RLS
Replies: 3
Views: 3048

Re: ESRD and 24/7 RLS

Thanks for your reply Holland. I will look into Methadone and discuss with my Drs. There may be a problem with using it since I have increased cranial pressure. I may need a VP shunt before starting treatment and might be best entering hospital while starting it because of the risks and renal failur...
by Travis294
Sun Apr 17, 2016 2:55 am
Forum: Special Populations: Pediatric, Pregnancy, Secondary, etc.
Topic: ESRD and 24/7 RLS
Replies: 3
Views: 3048

ESRD and 24/7 RLS

Hello, I'm new to this forum. I have RLS secondary to end stage renal disease. I'm on dialysis. I've tried ropinirole, mirapex, gabapentin, alprazolam, clonazepam, and none of them worked. The ropinirole worked when I had RLS years before kidney failure. Now Hydrocodone let's me sleep. Without it I ...

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