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by dziner05
Thu Jul 13, 2017 8:35 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Seeking RLS doc in Portland
Replies: 6
Views: 878

Re: Seeking RLS doc in Portland

Steve, thank you so much! I thought of calling and asking regarding opioid prescriptions, but there is always the fear of appearing to be a drug seeker. I guess there really isn't a way around it though. Again, thank you for responding! :)
by dziner05
Thu Jul 13, 2017 3:53 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Seeking RLS doc in Portland
Replies: 6
Views: 878

Seeking RLS doc in Portland

So, I had finally found a doctor in Chicago to treat my RLS. She is amazing! I have it 24/7, and the only med that works is Norco. I've tried all the other usual meds to no avail. The problem is I've moved to Portland OR, and I have to start from scratch. Ugh!! I need to find a doctor that isn't afr...
by dziner05
Fri May 05, 2017 10:40 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Med resistant RLS
Replies: 21
Views: 3468

Re: Med resistant RLS

Thank you all so much for your replies! <3 Yes, I've had my ferritin checked, and it's only 25. I've been on iron supplements for a month now. The Mirapex was a complete nightmare. I took a 0.125 mg tablet at night just in case, and I passed out immediately. I woke up with an excruciating headache, ...
by dziner05
Thu May 04, 2017 2:54 am
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Med resistant RLS
Replies: 21
Views: 3468

Re: Med resistant RLS

I actually found the most wonderful doctor at Northshore! I met with her today. Her name is Dr. Saltzman. She gets it!! She spent an hour with me, and was very thorough, and just a really nice lady. She prescribed Mirapex, which is the only med I haven't tried yet. She said if I don't improve within...
by dziner05
Wed May 03, 2017 1:08 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Med resistant RLS
Replies: 21
Views: 3468

Med resistant RLS

I don't know what to do. I've tried all the meds available for RLS, and nothing works. I have it 24/7, it never stops. The only thing that works is Norco. I was on it for many years for a chronic pain condition. My RLS started about a year ago, and the Norco always made it stop, so I never thought m...