Approximately 35 percent of subjects who had received the iron treatment still remained off of all RLS medications even 6 months after the treatment. This work very well. I agree it looks that clonazepam does not work for me!! It also helps calm down some people's legs, but usually people do not take just Clonzepam alone. No more restless legs at night. Restless Leg Syndrome evidence based treatment
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Learn from Experienced Professionals. So far I've not plucked up the courage to use them. Any advise or comments would be welcomed. I've just looked at your profile and realize you've a lot of experience to draw on. So thanks, I'll pluck up the courage to give it a try. Clonazepam works a bit differently than gaba. It does help to relax you, but mostly mentally. It also helps calm down some people's legs, but usually people do not take just Clonzepam alone.
Not saying no one does. It is all trial and error. I take one in the late afternoon. Do read all the warnings, and look it up on rlshelp. I know you've looked at my post about clonazepam. I think I got a bit freaked out because when I was researching it on line I ended up being directed to a drugs website which told you how to use it recreationally.
I've been taking it for years and I've not had any nasty side effects and I've also stopped taking it suddenly without weaning myself off it because I didn't know I was supposed to and my GP never mentioned it. The only side effect I can think of was I had trouble sleeping at first because it's a sedative and I got to the stage where I had got used to it sending me off to sleep.
Seriously I probably have been taking it daily for at least the last 6 years apart from a short break where I tried every other medication available for RLS and found none of them worked so I ended up back on it. Personally I would highly recommend you give it a go. It seems to be a fairly risk free medication and most importantly.
My main concern is that one of the side effects is that it could cause confusion. I'm 71 and the thought that I might start getting more confused than usual is a bit worrying. Obviously, not everyone suffers side effects. In fact I've never had a problem with any medication in the past, but for some illogical reason I'm having a problem accepting this one. Stay on the reputable web sites, pleeeeeeease.
We have to be careful of what we read, so we don;t scare ourselves! Listen to your doctor and people who have had experience with that drug. That is why we always say to make sure you are on a reputable web site. For the most accurate drug info rxlist. You don't need any other web sites for that subject. Best RLS web sites are rlshelp. Do not "drift to other links. Unfortunately there is more BAD info out there, than there is good.
Stay away from nutty web site like you were on. Knowledge is power, but it has to be the righ knowledge, so you do not scare the crap out of yourself. I am sure there is a web site for every drug that COULD be used recreationally, but they ae not the web sites to be on, as you found out. Never stop taking a drug like this cold turkey and without telling your doctor.