Carb Levo For Restless Leg

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I've been prescribed to take Carb/Levo for restless leg syndrome. Does anyone have experience using it for this purpose and what were results? ## I don't know how old your question is, but my mother has taken it for at least 10 years with no side effects. It provides her great relief. Once in awhile it won't be effective enough, but she gets by on those nights. ## I've been taking carb/levo for restless leg syndrome for a couple years. I started taking one tablet, 10 mg.- 100 mg and about a year later took 1 1/2 tablets. Now I'm down to 1/2 tablet as the higher dosage created restlessness an hour after I took it ... and lasted an hour before i could relax enuf to go to sleep. The 1/2 tablet seems to work better when taken with melatonin 3 mg ... some nites it seems t... ...
Updated 5 years ago in Melatonin.
Wed, Dec 21 '11, 1:08 PM
Restless Leg Syndrome
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I have RLS and it's getting worse. I was taking .25 mg. 3x Day along with gabapentin. I still take gabapentin. My neurologis had me try Requip 2 mg at bedtime but my ins. co. won't cover it. He has now prescribed carbidopa Levo to take one at bedtime. I've done this for two nights and have not slept a skidget! Also, the RLS is in full bloom even after taking this. Maybe because I'm awake? RLS isn't fatal but my goodness it's enough to drive me to drink. Is there a connection? What would be the next medication? ## I don't know if this will help you but it sure has helped many people with RLS. It is dark healthy chocolate with very high antioxidant levels, low sugar, low fat. The pure unprocessed cacoa in this has other health benefits as well. It is absolutely... ...
Updated 2 months ago in Carbidopa + Levodopa.
Sun, Apr 30 '17, 11:27 AM
major restless legs problem
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Have had restless legs and arms for years. Take 2 mg of require daily but it's not enough. Tried 600 mg of gabapentin a day that didn't work. Now trying carbidopa-levodopa with the requip. Anybody else get this to work? Also have severe sleep apnea with clap and anemia. ## Requip not require ## Hello, Ritz! How is the new combination working for you? You may experience some common side effects, such as nausea, hypotension, hair loss and auditory hallucinations. ## Have you looked into Iron deficiency? I just started 300 mg gabapentin to see if my periodic limb movement disorder will improve. Just 2 nights in and have had some anxiety open waking. Have you found any relief? I know Iron is a big connection to restless legs but not sure about the testing you need for it. I think yo... ...
Updated 6 months ago in Carbidopa + Levodopa.
Sat, Jan 14 '17, 7:02 AM
mylan 88 oval grey pill
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oval grey pill marked MYLAN on one side and 88 on the other---What is this used for? ## The pill in description is Carbidopa + Levodopa CR (25 mg - 100 mg). Carbidopa + Levodopa is used in the treatment of Parkinson's disease or Parkinson-like symptoms (e.g., shakiness, stiffness, difficulty moving). You can view a more detailed description of the drug, by clicking on the link below... If you have any more questions or comments to add, please post back so I can further assist you. ## I used them for RLS (Restless Legs Syndrome) until they lost their effectiveness for me. Then I moved on to Ropinerole (Requip) which was wonderful for a long while and now I have to take five a night for a few hours of unbroken rest. What is next, please? ...
Updated 6 years ago in Carbidopa.
Tue, Jun 07 '11, 11:43 AM
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HOW CAN I GET THIS MEDICATION AT A LOWER RATE. I AM NOW IN THE DONUT HOLE AND IT WILL COST ME $155.00. MY RETIRMENT INCOME CANNOT AFORD THIS AND I WILL GO NUTS IF I CAN'T GET IT. ## The VA if you are eligible, or ask your Dr. about carbidopa 10/levodopa 100MG tab used for parkinsons I use both. Dopa daily less sleepy and ropr. at night cause last for 8 hours and makes me very sleepy. My usage is for restless leg syndrom. works great and fast. good luck. maybe try your public health for starters and your county aid services. ## Jerrlyn, the manufacturer of the name brand of this medication, GlaxoSmithKline, which is Requip, does have several assistance programs that might be able to help. Some people qualify for free medications and some pay small amounts on a sliding fee scale, they... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Ropinirole.
Thu, Aug 14 '14, 3:18 PM
opiate drug testing
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Taking Carbidopa/LevoDopa and getting a positive for opiates on drug tests but not taking anything other than this pill for restless legs. Is this possible? ...
Updated 1 year ago in Carbidopa.
Wed, Nov 04 '15, 4:51 PM
false positive for oxycodone in urine drug test.
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I take hydrocodone 500 Mg x3 a day, gabapentin300mg, bid; carb /levo25-100mg at bedtime for restless leg; Synthroid 0.15 once a day, Metformin Hcl ER 500mg once a day, cymbalta.,30mg, 1 capsule, once a day (I take in evening). I have degenerative disc disease in spine and neck. And diagnosed also with stenosis, and hearniated disc without cord compression -I have no idea what that means- but I have pain most every min. I had a total R knee replacement. June 2009. I worked up till then and therapy after surgery brought out the DDD and other stuff. I just went through a appt. to get hydrocodone renewed and willingly gave a drug urine screen. Over one week later, I get a registered letter stating I showed positive for hydrocodone and oxycodone. Ive never taken an oxcodone. But, I have been... ...
Updated 29 days ago in Hydrocodone.
Thu, Jun 22 '17, 9:42 PM

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