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by kk46504
Wed Jan 17, 2018 3:59 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: What's working for me
Replies: 2
Views: 548

What's working for me

Hello all, I'm new here and recently diagnosed after 3 years of doctors not knowing whats wrong with me. My RLS manifests as intense itching starting in my legs and feet, and moving up my body. It often feels like electric sparks. Anyways, what I'm doing right now seems to be working. 1 mg of Requip...
by kk46504
Thu Jan 04, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: General Topics: RLS/WED
Topic: First night ever with 0 sleep
Replies: 2
Views: 480

First night ever with 0 sleep

Sorry in advance for complaining everyone. But, I've been on Requip for a week after my recent diagnosis. I thought it was working fine until last night. I was up the entire night. I've never experienced that before and was not prepared for how I feel today. I've left my desk at work twice to cry in...
by kk46504
Tue Jan 02, 2018 3:39 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: Finally Diagnosed!
Replies: 7
Views: 651

Re: Finally Diagnosed!

Thanks for everyone's replies. I'm glad I'm not alone in this. I will get my iron stores checked and am no longer taking the Hydroxyzine. I took the Requip starting last Friday, so that's 4 days so far. I've found that it works well, unless I wake up for some other reason. If I wake up and try to ge...
by kk46504
Fri Dec 29, 2017 8:31 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: Finally Diagnosed!
Replies: 7
Views: 651

Re: Finally Diagnosed!

Hi Steve. Thanks for your reply. The Hydroxyzine was prescribed to me by the first neurologist I saw when I said I was itchy. The one I saw today told me to discontinue it. Either way my allergies are well controlled by my normal Allegra and Zyrtec so the Hydroxyzine may be overkill. I suppose it wa...
by kk46504
Fri Dec 29, 2017 4:41 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: Finally Diagnosed!
Replies: 7
Views: 651

Finally Diagnosed!

Hi all! I have been suffering with widespread itching at night off and on for 3 years now. No one had been able to figure out why, but a new neurologist this morning diagnosed me with RLS and prescribed me Requip. I'd been on Gabapentin and Hydroxyzine all this time and the symptoms still come and g...

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