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by Polar Bear
Sat Mar 03, 2007 2:07 am
Forum: General Topics: RLS
Topic: Just when you thought it might be OK !!!
Replies: 0
Views: 1389

Just when you thought it might be OK !!!

Hi folks, not quite sure what's happening. Have been on 2 mg requip for several months. I also take simvastatin to lower cholesterol. Take magnewsum, Vit b and folic acid. I have codeine and diazepam 2mg for emergencies. Think that a bit of requip 'rebound' may be setting in. It's all I can think it...
by Polar Bear
Thu Feb 22, 2007 8:59 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: How do you take airplane trips??
Replies: 5
Views: 1604

journey

Hi Doety I did a post yesterday about my long airplane journey and about what worked. My outward bound flight was a nightmare, 9 hours with me in tears for a lot of the time thru discomfort and frustration, I had taken valium and codeine without much success. On the return flight I took 2mg requip, ...
by Polar Bear
Wed Feb 21, 2007 10:10 pm
Forum: General Topics: RLS
Topic: My long journey with rls
Replies: 4
Views: 1197

My long journey with rls

Hi folks, about a month ago I asked for advice on long haul travel and was told to try and get an opiod. My doc agreed and gave me codeine. My longest flight was 9 hours, Heathrow to Edmonton, Western Canada and I was very concerned about how I would cope. I didn't want to take any of my nightime re...
by Polar Bear
Mon Feb 05, 2007 2:58 pm
Forum: General Topics: RLS
Topic: Requip, air travel and dosage !! Help
Replies: 14
Views: 2975

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
Topic: Requip, air travel and dosage !! Help
Replies: 14
Views: 2975

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
Topic: Requip, air travel and dosage !! Help
Replies: 14
Views: 2975

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
Topic: Requip, air travel and dosage !! Help
Replies: 14
Views: 2975

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
Topic: Requip, air travel and dosage !! Help
Replies: 14
Views: 2975

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
Topic: Requip, air travel and dosage !! Help
Replies: 14
Views: 2975

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
Topic: Requip, air travel and dosage !! Help
Replies: 14
Views: 2975

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
Topic: Requip, air travel and dosage !! Help
Replies: 14
Views: 2975

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: 1600

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: 1600

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: 1600

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: 3017

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