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by Obewan
Wed Jun 19, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Weaning off medications
Replies: 25
Views: 500

Re: Weaning off medications

Holland, Thank you for your replies to my questions. I do understand the difference between ferritin levels in my blood and the level of iron in my brain as it relates to RLS. The comment I was making about my ferritin level being in the normal range has to do with the fact that the medical communit...
by Obewan
Mon Jun 10, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Weaning off medications
Replies: 25
Views: 500

Re: Weaning off medications

Has anyone been able to successfully wean themselves off dopamine agonist meds and treat their RLS symptoms with a more holistic, non-medication approach? Well, some of the answer depends on what you consider a "non-medication" approach. Your question also suggests that you may be just co...
by Obewan
Thu May 30, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Weaning off medications
Replies: 25
Views: 500

Weaning off medications

Has anyone been able to successfully wean themselves off dopamine agonist meds and treat their RLS symptoms with a more holistic, non-medication approach?
by Obewan
Sat May 25, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Effectiveness of Neupro patch
Replies: 15
Views: 286

Re: Effectiveness of Neupro patch

Thanks for the information on switching from DAs to Lyrica.
by Obewan
Sat May 25, 2019 5:10 am
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Effectiveness of Neupro patch
Replies: 15
Views: 286

Re: Effectiveness of Neupro patch

goberland, what dose of Mirapex were you taking and what size patch are you using now? I transitioned from 0.5mg of Mirapex to a 2mg patch and the transition was pretty seamless. As for the patch, it took some time to figure out where I needed to apply it. As for the symptoms extending from your le...
by Obewan
Fri May 24, 2019 8:33 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Effectiveness of Neupro patch
Replies: 15
Views: 286

Effectiveness of Neupro patch

I am curious about what others have experienced with the Neupro patch as a medication for treating RLS. I had been on Mirapex for about 6 years, but developed a problem with augmentation. In consultation with my doctor, I made the switch to the Neupro patch last December. The transition from Mirapex...

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