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Desprately need help husbands restless legs

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Desprately need help for my husbands restless legs
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Gehring replied 1 year ago.

Good morning,

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

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ropinrol he had a perscription for it
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
His body has gotten used to it and now it doesnt work at all
Customer: replied 1 year 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 1 year ago.
On a scale from 1 to 10. This would be an 11
Expert:  Dr. Gehring replied 1 year 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?