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Is it safe to increase my Pramipexole 0.25 medication to

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Is it safe to increase my Pramipexole 0.25 medication to get relieve for Restless Leg Syndrome? I'm no sleeping, and I'm in terrible pain. I'll check with my doctor tomorrow, but, I need help now.

Posted Mon, 4 Dec 2017 in Bones, Muscles and Joints
 
 
Answered by Dr. Erion Spaho 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
It can be increased gradually to 1.5-4.5 mg/day.

Detailed Answer:
Hello and thanks for using Healthcaremagic.com

I have read your question and understand your concerns.

The answer to your question is yes, pramipexole is one of the first line drugs in use to relieve the restless legs syndrome, that can be increased gradually to 1.5-4.5 mg/day.

Hope this helps.

Take care.
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