A real good bit of advice for my other RLS brothers and sisters: Do NOT let them put you on Ropinerole. You will become an addict. If you miss a pill the restless legs will come back on you tenfold. It became restless body syndrome. If I did not take the pill on time even my arms and head would begin to move. To get off of it took me two months of gradually shaving away at the pills - and even then i would have to stop at times at certain levels. This may be a great drug for Parkinson's - but PLEASE tell them NO if they give it too you for restless legs. If I could sue them I would. It was so bad I made sure to carry some with me everywhere in case I got stuck somewhere without them. Imagine your worst restless leg feeling - then imagine being somewhere where you cannot move so the pressure builds until you feel like screaming. This was how it felt if I did not take it on time. I have had a year of misery and arguing with the doctor and had to come off of it by myself. Then for weeks after my restless legs were very bad and have now gradually gotten back to where it was to start with. DONT TAKE IT!!! Now I am working on vitamins and exercise which is making it liveable. But stay away from Ropinerole. It will make you feel like a junkie.
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