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by jrowley
Sat Oct 18, 2014 3:17 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Symmetrel (Amantadine)
Replies: 2
Views: 610

Symmetrel (Amantadine)

Hello all I haven't been on in a while and was wondering out there if anyone has tried Symmetrel (Amantadine) As quiet a few of you know I have tried several medications that either caused worsening of my RLS or not help at all. I know several of you have tried several things here and hope that one ...
by jrowley
Wed Feb 08, 2012 4:01 am
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Horizant
Replies: 35
Views: 5733

Re: Horizant

:wave: woew, are you sure you be doing this? We all appreciate your gift --by trying to help, but not at the expense of yourself. If support is what you need we're here for you, but we'll be here whether you do the study or not. You are important and you're right somebody should be listening. It'll...
by jrowley
Wed Feb 08, 2012 3:28 am
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Horizant
Replies: 35
Views: 5733

Re: Horizant

We'll be thinking about you. When do you do it? How long is it? It a 3 month study rthom...hopefully there will be some good answers for all of us by me doing this...today I got a phone call from my doc after seeing him because of the pain i am experiencing and all he can say is take a multi vit an...
by jrowley
Wed Feb 01, 2012 2:56 am
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Horizant
Replies: 35
Views: 5733

Re: Horizant

ViewsAskew wrote:Good luck...and thanks for doing it. It helps all of us in the long run. I hope you get the meds and that they work.


Your welcome...if nothing else I have devoted my time to help the next person with this horrible disease :)
by jrowley
Wed Feb 01, 2012 2:55 am
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Horizant
Replies: 35
Views: 5733

Re: Horizant

We'll be thinking about you. When do you do it? How long is it? I go on the 13th for my first visit with the dr's and it is a 90 day program...I am hoping that something will come out of it and at this point what do I have to loose...nothing has worked so far maybe they will have a different outloo...
by jrowley
Tue Jan 31, 2012 3:07 am
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: I'm Baaaaaack!
Replies: 17
Views: 3871

Re: I'm Baaaaaack!

Oh well thats good maybe I will email him...I need help
by jrowley
Tue Jan 31, 2012 3:06 am
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Horizant
Replies: 35
Views: 5733

Re: Horizant

Ok you all...there is a drug study going on here in Michigan...I have decided to join the study....something has got to work to give me some relief from this crap....I so hate my jerking and the pain now I can hardly stand it...so wish me luck i am a bit nervous yet excited at the same time that I g...
by jrowley
Sun Jan 29, 2012 10:19 pm
Forum: General Topics: RLS
Topic: Numbness, pain behind the knees and ankles
Replies: 6
Views: 1002

Re: Numbness, pain behind the knees and ankles

However I have had these test done once before about 6 years ago and everything was fine...so I'm half believing it will the case this time too...although I on one side hope there is an issue at least then I will have a reason for them to do further investigation and something that is treatable...un...
by jrowley
Sun Jan 29, 2012 10:15 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: I'm Baaaaaack!
Replies: 17
Views: 3871

Re: I'm Baaaaaack!

That stinks...would be nice if he could put some input into our issues on here....especially since I am on the opposite side of the country than him... :( oh well
by jrowley
Sun Jan 29, 2012 10:13 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Horizant
Replies: 35
Views: 5733

Re: Horizant

badnights wrote: That said, if what you are on now is working, there's no reason to change.


I am not on anything....all the meds i did try either didn't work or worked for a little bit but not enough for me to get good sleep so I am so I am drawing at strings to find something :?
by jrowley
Sun Jan 29, 2012 6:24 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: I'm Baaaaaack!
Replies: 17
Views: 3871

Re: I'm Baaaaaack!

ViewsAskew wrote:Dr B = Dr Buchfuhrer, the WED specialist whose written several books, participated in research,and been a part of the RLS Foundation's medical advisory board.


Ah I see...does he post on here and answer some of our questions??? I live in Michigan and would love to ask some questions of him.... :)
by jrowley
Sun Jan 29, 2012 6:22 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Horizant
Replies: 35
Views: 5733

Re: Horizant

Gabapentin enacarbil for the treatment of restless legs syndrome (RLS). Burke RA, Faulkner MA. Source Creighton University School of Pharmacy and Health Professions, 2500 California Plaza, Omaha, NE 68178, USA. rachelburke@creighton.edu Abstract INTRODUCTION: Gabapentin enacarbil is a new treatment...
by jrowley
Sat Jan 28, 2012 5:45 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: I'm Baaaaaack!
Replies: 17
Views: 3871

Re: I'm Baaaaaack!

Whoo is Dr. B???
by jrowley
Sat Jan 28, 2012 5:44 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: I'm Baaaaaack!
Replies: 17
Views: 3871

Re: I'm Baaaaaack!

jy13131 wrote::x
I am currently on Ryzolt, Tramadol (up to 150 mgs per day), Requip and Lunesta. :(


You are on both Ryzolt and tramadol...according to drugs.com Ryzolt is tramadol...did you realize that? Just wondering
by jrowley
Sat Jan 28, 2012 5:39 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Horizant
Replies: 35
Views: 5733

Horizant

Has anyone tried this medication and how is it any different from taking Gabapentin???