Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) treatment

If you suffer from restless leg syndrome (RLS), it’s important to determine potential underlying causes like iron-deficiency. If no underlying causes are identified, restless leg treatment often involves using low doses of medications, also used in Parkinson’s disease treatment, even though the conditions are very different.

They include classes of medications that target the brain chemical dopamine and includes dopamine agonists (like pramipexole and ropinirole) and carbiopa/levodopa. Mild opioids like codeine are also sometimes used for restless leg syndrome treatment.


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