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Restless Leg Syndrome (cont.)

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What medications are used to treat restless leg syndrome?

Medications used to treat restless leg syndrome include:

  • natural supplements (such as iron),
  • carbidopa-levodopa (Sinemet),
  • opioids (such as hydrocodone, or tramadol [Ultram] for intermittent symptoms),
  • carbamazepine (Tegretol, Tegretol XR, Equetro, Carbatrol),
  • clonazepam (Klonopin),
  • diazepam (Valium),
  • triazolam (Halcion),
  • temazepam (Restoril),
  • baclofen (Lioresal)
  • bromocriptine,
  • clonidine (Catapres, Catapres-TTS, Jenloga),
  • gabapentin (Neurontin),
  • gabapentin enacarbil (Horizant ER),
  • ropinirole (Requip), and
  • pramipexole (Mirapex).
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/15/2012

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