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  • Requip
    Requip is a dopamine agonist that helps relieve symptoms of Parkinson's disease and restless legs syndrome. This eMedTV page further describes this drug and its uses, as well as dosage guidelines, potential side effects, and more.
  • Mirapex
    Mirapex is a prescription medicine approved to treat Parkinson's disease and restless legs syndrome. This eMedTV article provides an overview of Mirapex, including information on how this drug works, possible side effects, dosing tips, and more.
  • Restless Legs Syndrome
    Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a disorder identified by unpleasant sensations in the legs. As this eMedTV segment explains, it results in an almost irresistible urge to move them. This page covers RLS and its causes, symptoms, prognosis, and more.
  • Treatment for Restless Legs Syndrome
    Lifestyle changes and medications are the main forms of treatment for restless legs syndrome. This part of the eMedTV library offers an in-depth look at the many treatment options that can minimize the symptoms of restless legs syndrome.
  • Medication for Restless Legs Syndrome
    When treating restless legs syndrome, drugs such as dopaminergics and benzodiazepines may be used. This eMedTV article takes a look at these and other types of medications that are used to treat restless legs syndrome.
  • Requip Side Effects
    This eMedTV segment lists potential side effects of Requip and also offers precautions and warnings about the drug. Most patients taking Requip do not experience side effects or only experience minor side effects, such as nausea or fatigue.
  • Restless Legs Syndrome Treatment
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, treating restless legs syndrome (RLS) usually involves lifestyle changes or medications. This article offers various options for RLS treatment, such as getting adequate exercise and setting a regular sleep pattern.
  • Restless Legs Syndrome Causes
    As this eMedTV article explains, restless legs syndrome causes can include a disease, medications, other substances, or the cause can be unknown. This page describes the possible causes for both primary and secondary restless legs syndrome.
  • Symptoms of Restless Legs Syndrome
    A strong urge to move the legs when sitting down is one of the classic restless legs syndrome symptoms. This eMedTV resource lists other signs and symptoms of restless legs syndrome, and offers information on their frequency and severity.
  • Mirapex Side Effects
    A few common side effects of Mirapex include nausea, insomnia, and headaches. This eMedTV Web page lists other possible side effects, including serious side effects (such as difficulty breathing and vision changes) that may require prompt medical care.
  • Requip and Restless Legs Syndrome
    This selection from the eMedTV Web site offers information on restless legs syndrome and Requip, including details on how the drug performed in clinical trials. Information on side effects is also included.
  • Cure for Restless Legs Syndrome
    While restless legs syndrome (RLS) has no cure, there are still things that can be done. This eMedTV segment offers suggestions, such as treating any underlying conditions and getting better quality sleep, for reducing symptoms of RLS.
  • Rotigotine
    Rotigotine patches are used for the treatment of Parkinson's disease and restless legs syndrome (RLS). This eMedTV page gives a complete overview, including details on how to apply the patches, possible side effects, warnings, and more.
  • Restless Legs Syndrome Research
    Two specific areas of restless legs syndrome research include understanding dopamine and pallidotomy. This eMedTV segment describes the latest research on restless legs syndrome and explains how it could lead to improved treatment.
  • Horizant
    Horizant is a prescription drug used to treat restless legs syndrome (RLS) and postherpetic neuralgia. This eMedTV article gives a complete overview of this product, with information on side effects, dosing guidelines, generic availability, and more.
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More Restless Legs Syndrome Articles
  • Cure for Restless Legs Syndrome to Requip
  • Requip and Restless Legs Syndrome to Requip Precautions and Warnings
  • Requip Side Effects to Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS)
  • Restless Legs Syndrome Causes to Side Effects of Requip for Early Parkinson's Disease
  • Side Effects of Requip for Restless Legs Syndrome to What Are the Side Effects of Requip for Advanced Parkinson's?
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