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Dr. Bridget
Dr. Bridget, Pharmacist
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Experience:  Clinical Geriatric Pharmacist; Pharmacy Practice Residency training with extensive knowledge in pharmacological treatment of diseases;Special interest in alternative remedies.
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Looking for something for rls, no none except benadryl, no

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looking for something for rls
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: no none except benadryl
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: no
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Pharmacy
Expert:  Dr. Bridget replied 6 months ago.

Hello and thanks for your question! You're speaking with Dr. Bridget. I appreciate your patience as I review your question and prepare my response.

Expert:  Dr. Bridget replied 6 months ago.

There are a number of prescription medications and some over-the-counter (OTC) medications that can help.

Prescriptions that you can get from your physician include Gabapentin, Pramipexole, Ropinirole, or Rotigotine.

For over OTCs, aside from Benadryl, include a good multivitamin that contains iron, calcium, B vitamins and magnesium. Herbal drugs to try include Passion Flower, Kava Kava or Valerian.

This is my initial answer. Please reply if you need further clarification or have more questions-I am happy to help!

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