Restless Leg Syndrome
Patients with migraine may exhibit higher prevalence of restless leg syndrome, fibromyalgia, and depressive symptoms compared with individuals not experiencing migraines.
Opioids may be "life-transforming" for patients with refractory restless legs syndrome when taken in relatively low total daily doses, according to new guidelines.
The dopaminergic medication rotigotine and the α-2-δ ligands gabapentin enacarbil and pregabalin provide similar treatment effects for patients with restless leg syndrome.
Nerve decompression used to treat peripheral neuropathy may improve symptoms of restless leg syndrome.
Acute migraine attacks are associated with a reduction in dopamine release.
In the new guidelines, the authors aimed to examine the available data to clarify which pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatments are safe and effective for RLS.
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