Tag Archives: RLS

No Remicade for 21 Weeks

My last dose of remicade was 24th December last year.  Everything seems to be pretty much ok so far, I don’t have any swollen joints in my fingers – which I had when my arthritis was active.  Every small ache … Continue reading

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Lyrica (Pregabalin) better than Dopaminergic Agonists (Pramipexole)

Just after my doctor started me on Lyrica I was delighted to see a study come out comparing Lyrica vs Mirapex that showed Lyrica being just as effective as Mirapex and with much lower risk of augmentation!  You can read … Continue reading

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Finally an update! RLS

I’ve experienced the blog cycle of death.  The longer I spend away from blogging the more that happens which I tell myself “I must blog about that”, but end up doing nothing.  So the list of stuff I should blog … Continue reading

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Restless Legs Update

Hello everybody!  I haven’t been blogging for a while – mainly because I don’t have anything new or interesting to add.  Such a boring life I lead….. ha ha ha. Anyway a week or so ago I got an interesting … Continue reading

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Neurontin for RLS

It works!  Well, it is working for me.  Finally I’ve found something that works for my RLS at night. I tried the 1,200mg and woke one time with RLS, however after upping the dose to 1,500mg I have had no … Continue reading

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Restless Legs and Neurontin

So in my last post I mentioned that I have started taking Neurontin to treat my restless legs rather than using Tramadol. That post was last Wednesday, today is Tuesday, so what has happened in between, I hear you asking. … Continue reading

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Goodbye Tramadol?

Ok, so last night I had my first dose of Neurontin to control my RLS instead of taking Tramadol.  Would it work?  I must admit I was highly skeptical that it would, and had my card of Tramadol pills next … Continue reading

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Neurontin for RLS

I posted previously about Horizant, a new drug for the treatment of Restless Leg Syndrome.  I mentioned that Horizant (Gabapentin Enacarbil) is not available in Thailand but Gabapentin is.  I have now found out that the brand name for the … Continue reading

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Horizant for RLS

I mentioned in my last post that I had discussed with my doctor whether Horizant is available in Thailand as I’m interested in trying it for my RLS. Horizant is the drug Gabapentin Enacarbil (GE), which is related to an … Continue reading

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Restless Leg Triggers

Yesterday I fell asleep as normal around 10.30pm, and then got woken up just after 1am with restless legs.  Actually it was restless legs and arms.  I find that if my restless legs are bad enough to wake me up, … Continue reading

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