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by Polar Bear
Mon Feb 05, 2007 2:58 pm
Forum: General Topics: RLS/WED
Topic: Requip, air travel and dosage !! Help
Replies: 14
Views: 2856

Codeine

Thanks Jan. I managed to get the doc to give me a prescription today for Codeine for my 9 hour plane journey. Note I don't have pain, just the crawlies... Did I say 'just' !!! She has given me tablets of 15 mg. What dosage does anyone suggest to take for the journey and at what stage. i.e. just gett...
by Polar Bear
Sun Feb 04, 2007 4:46 pm
Forum: General Topics: RLS/WED
Topic: Requip, air travel and dosage !! Help
Replies: 14
Views: 2856

trip

Charlene, should have added that our trip from UK to Canada is for our son's wedding in Edmonton, Canada, He works in Oregon USA and because of wedding expenses etc hasn't been home to N.Ireland since last March, so it is almost a year since we have seen him, tho the wonders of email keep us in touc...
by Polar Bear
Sun Feb 04, 2007 4:38 pm
Forum: General Topics: RLS/WED
Topic: Requip, air travel and dosage !! Help
Replies: 14
Views: 2856

thanks

Thank you Charlene, I will let you know how the trip/travel etc. goes. I will be gone for two weeks. With a bit of luck the last 24 hours have just been a bad hiccup!
Take care, good luck everyone. Betty
by Polar Bear
Sun Feb 04, 2007 8:41 am
Forum: General Topics: RLS/WED
Topic: Requip, air travel and dosage !! Help
Replies: 14
Views: 2856

A bad.. bad.. night

Thank you susan about the drugs, what a bad night I've had... took my usual 2 mg Requip at 9 pm then watched a movie, tried to sleep at 11.30 without success, around 2am took 4 mg valium and then at 6am took another 4 mg valium, still no sleep and no respite in the legs and arms. it's now 8.30 am. I...
by Polar Bear
Sun Feb 04, 2007 5:39 am
Forum: General Topics: RLS/WED
Topic: Requip, air travel and dosage !! Help
Replies: 14
Views: 2856

Still awake

Hi folks, don't know what happened but went to bed and my little respite'as I thought' didn't continue, within 10minutes thecrawlies were back. So Ive been up and about again and its now 5.30 am
Help !
by Polar Bear
Sun Feb 04, 2007 2:42 am
Forum: General Topics: RLS/WED
Topic: Requip, air travel and dosage !! Help
Replies: 14
Views: 2856

Requip and travel

Thanks, I note what you are saying about the possible side effects of a double dose of Requip. You suggest temazepam, is that the same as diazepam which I do have. With regard to an opiod if these are on doctor's prescription only, I won't have the opportunity to see him and try and get it. I do hav...
by Polar Bear
Sat Feb 03, 2007 6:31 pm
Forum: General Topics: RLS/WED
Topic: Requip, air travel and dosage !! Help
Replies: 14
Views: 2856

Requip and air travel

Thanks Pat and Zach. I have a short initial flight of 1 and a half hours and wont take anything. On boarding the long haul (9 hours) I will take 2 mg Requip which hopefully will help initially, along with a few laps of the plane when required and a bottle of tonic water, haven't tried that yet but s...
by Polar Bear
Fri Feb 02, 2007 9:51 pm
Forum: General Topics: RLS/WED
Topic: Requip, air travel and dosage !! Help
Replies: 14
Views: 2856

Requip, air travel and dosage !! Help

Hi folks, I take 2mg Requip in the evening. (plus magnesium and folic acid and Vit. B.) As I am going long haul flight (9 hours journey) in 4 days, flying early morning, I was wondering if I could also take 2mg Requip at the start of the flight at around 12.30 lunchtime. Would this be too much Requi...
by Polar Bear
Sat Jan 20, 2007 4:56 am
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: This is working for me.. at the moment
Replies: 4
Views: 1566

Thanks Ann, for your explanation on the difference between reobound and augmentation!! I can see that it is difficult to tell the difference. Perhaps you folks can help me further. As I am going on a 2 hr plane journey, folowed by a 10 hour plane journey, I have been reading the rls rebel pages on t...
by Polar Bear
Fri Jan 19, 2007 11:01 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: This is working for me.. at the moment
Replies: 4
Views: 1566

Thanks Charlene, can you or anyone explain very simply the difference between 'rebound' and augmentation. Ta, Betty
by Polar Bear
Fri Jan 19, 2007 8:32 pm
Forum: Just Joined?
Topic: This is working for me.. at the moment
Replies: 4
Views: 1566

This is working for me.. at the moment

This is working at the moment. Having been on Requip without a great deal of success it was eventually upped to 2mg with a bit of success. Then after working my way thru a lot of the posts and seeing what other people tried, this is what I have done: I take about a 1/4 of my Requip tablet at around ...
by Polar Bear
Mon Jan 15, 2007 10:17 pm
Forum: Physical Treatments
Topic: rlsrebel please
Replies: 9
Views: 2963

Thanks Becat, I used your link and it took me to the main RLS Rebel page, but when I clicked onto the link on this page for RLS Rebel Website, the link with the little 'cap' beside it, all I get is 'page has expired'. No luck at all !
Is there anything else I can try? Ta, Betty
by Polar Bear
Mon Jan 15, 2007 7:05 pm
Forum: Physical Treatments
Topic: rlsrebel please
Replies: 9
Views: 2963

Thanks, I typed in www.rlsrebel.com it came up but when I clicked onto the rls web page link (with the little hat symbol) I just got 'not available' however the other links worked. ie link for thyroid, cancer, etc.just not the rls web page link ?? Anyone else finding this?
Ta, Betty
by Polar Bear
Sun Jan 14, 2007 7:45 pm
Forum: Physical Treatments
Topic: rlsrebel please
Replies: 9
Views: 2963

rlsrebel please

Hi, I typed in rlsrebel.com and cant get connected. All I get is 'This page cannot be displayed. Can anyone advise please.
Thanks.
Betty
by Polar Bear
Tue Jan 09, 2007 9:02 pm
Forum: Physical Treatments
Topic: The RLS Water Cure
Replies: 12
Views: 7248

Hi there, I had found that putting my feet into a bucket of really cold water for about 10 minutes would give relief for a good hour. Tho wondered how I would deal with this and where I would get a bucket in a hotel when I go on hols in a few weeks to Canada... don't want to give a crazy view of the...

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