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(Restless legs syndrome)
Restless legs syndrome (RLS) or Willis-Ekbom disease is a neurological disorder characterized by an irresistible urge to m...
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Common RLS treatments discussed around the web
Requip 8,500 Mirapex 7,463 Klonopin 3,870
168,625 conversations around the web about RLS to help you make a decision
168,625 conversations around the web about RLS to help you make a decision
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Gabapentin
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Horizant
Other name: Neurontin (Neurontin)
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Tingling
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Gabapentin (brand names Fanatrex, Gabarone, Gralise, Neurontin, Nupentin) is a pharmaceutical drug, specifically a gamma-Aminobutyric acid Analogue (chemistry). It was originally developed for the treatment of epilepsy, and ...
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Gabapentin enacarbil (Horizant, XP-13512) is a prodrug for the anticonvulsant and analgesic drug gabapentin. It was designed for increased oral bioavailability over gabapentin, and human trials showed it to produce extended release of gabapen...
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Top Concerns
Gab
Arthritis
2
Dry Mouth
1
OA
1
Hallucinations
1
Suicidal
1
High Blood Pressure
1
Blurred Vision
1
Psychotic
1
Memory Loss
1
Suicide
1
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Hor
Drowsy
9
Sleepy
7
Nausea
6
Dizzy
5
Not Sleeping
5
Burning
4
Groggy
3
Suicide
2
Lack Of Sleep
2
Arthritis
1
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Hor
1
0
Hallucinations
Gab
Hor
1
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Suicidal
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Hor
1
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9
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Hor
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6
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Dizzy
Hor
Gab
5
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Not Sleeping
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Gab
5
0
Burning
Hor
Gab
4
0
Groggy
Hor
Gab
3
0
Suicide
Hor
Gab
2
1
Lack Of Sleep
Hor
Gab
2
0
Arthritis
Hor
Gab
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Gabapentin (brand names Fanatrex, Gabarone, Gralise, Neurontin, Nupentin) is a pharmaceutical drug, specifically a gamma-Aminobutyric acid Analogue (chemistry). It was originally developed for the treatment of epilepsy, and ...
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Gabapentin enacarbil (Horizant, XP-13512) is a prodrug for the anticonvulsant and analgesic drug gabapentin. It was designed for increased oral bioavailability over gabapentin, and human trials showed it to produce extended release of gabapen...
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" ...There is a new drug, that is specific for RLS. The name of it is Horizant. It is similar to gabapentin (neurontin), but acts chemically different when taken... if I understand it right. Gabapentin ... "

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" ...are you back yet? Have you started the Horizant? Re the suicidal thing, I guess that means I'm out, since regular gabapentin did that to me, but... "

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" ...frequently used for restless leg syndrome, not anymore though as there are better drugs. I have RLS, but use a new drug Horizant (it is a form of gabapentin though works... "

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bb.rls.org
" ...in Gabapentin and Horizant, and he said the only difference is that the Horizant is extended release, so it lasts longer. I am taking Gabapentin 600mg evning and night, it helps a little, but I... "

" ...have tried Gabapentin. Didn't help. Caused me to ...the side effects. Third I was given Horizant. The only good thing about it was that I didn't have the sedation side effects but it didn'... "

" ...gabapentin is indicated for this. I already take lyrica at 600mg which is the maximum studied dosage, maybe it could be higher once the proper studies have been done. At the moment Im not allowed t... "

" ...on my second day taking the Horizant (a form of gabapentin), and I do feel better! But I am groggy for quite a while ...from here with the Horizant, magnesium, iron for PLMD (or underlying cause... "

" ...I say Restless Leg Syn. is misnamed....I am now taking Horizant (600mg time release gabapentin) and using the patch 3mg). Alone by themselves neither worked, although ...that with RLS, drugs mus... "

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bb.rls.org
" ...RLS got worse, but unfortunately it also made me suicidally depressed from time to time, which was really scary. Your neuro might be willing to look at other meds once he reads the paper in Pola... "

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bb.rls.org
" ...to do is make me drowsy at night. I guess that is a good thing as I felt like I was getting better sleep. I was also drowsy during the day. I asked to be switched to Horizant with the hope... "

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