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Desprately need help husbands restless legs

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Desprately need help for my husbands restless legs
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  DrHoellering replied 10 months ago.

Good morning,

I am Dr.Customerand here for you today. What did your husband try until now?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Ropinrol he had a perscription for it
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
His body has gotten used to it and now it doesnt work at all
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
His restless legs are getting worse. Before he would just have these episodes at night now its any time he sits for any lenght of time
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
On a scale from 1 to 10. This would be an 11
Expert:  DrHoellering replied 10 months ago.

Sometimes it helps to take a higher dosage. If that was tried without success, morphines can help, but your husband is a bit too young for that.

Has he gotten the highest possible dosage?