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    What causes vivid dreams while on Lasix for restless legs syndrome?

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Posted on Fri, 4 Aug 2017 in Sleep Disorders
Question: I take 600 mg for RLS, the dose having been increased approx one month ago from 300 mg. I seem to be having extremely vivid dreams now, and actually sleep-walked night before last. Last night I took my C-PAC off, thinking it belonged to someone else, and woke entirely up trying to turn the C-PAC off with my radio! Your thoughts please
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Answered by Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Get done sodium and potassium levels.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your question on Healthcare Magic.
I can understand your concern.
Since you are on Lasix, we should definitely rule out electrolyte imbalance in your case.
Hyponatremia (low sodium) and hypokalemia (low potassium) can cause similar symptoms.
So please get done serum sodium and potassium levels.
Hope I have solved your query. I will be happy to help you further. Wish you good health. Thanks.
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