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by crackedvessel
Sat Nov 11, 2017 7:08 am
Forum: Augmentation
Topic: Getting off of Requip due to augmentation
Replies: 42
Views: 7843

Re: Getting off of Requip due to augmentation

I assume you lower the ropinirole dose for a period of time until the symptoms return to your pre-medication baseline? Have you found that the augmentation lasts a shorter time if you catch it sooner? Yes, the long augmentation was the first one. I didn't know what was happening so I just kind of t...
by crackedvessel
Fri Nov 10, 2017 3:23 am
Forum: Augmentation
Topic: Getting off of Requip due to augmentation
Replies: 42
Views: 7843

Re: Getting off of Requip due to augmentation

I've been on 4.5 mg of ropinerole plus 300mg of gabapentin nightly for 15 years at least. My doctor is an RLS specialist. I don't take opiates or narcotics for any reason, ever, due to past experience. I have gotten through three periods of augmentation during my time on Requip without withdrawing f...
by crackedvessel
Fri Nov 10, 2017 2:58 am
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: New to Site but not to RLS
Replies: 5
Views: 1663

New to Site but not to RLS

Hello! New to the site but longtime sufferer. MY RLS symptoms have always been very intense, worsening with age as is to be expected, but fairly well managed for 20+ years now with a high dose of Requip and a side of Neurontin. But... in the last few months I have not been able to shake what I call ...

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