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Re: Cogentin Anyone????????? jlo820

Posted by galkeepinon on July 4, 2003, at 3:08:27

In reply to Re: Cogentin Anyone?????????, posted by jlo820 on July 4, 2003, at 2:25:07

Thank you! That was very kind of you and is much appreciated. I have some good info here. When I asked my doctor the other day he just bipassed my concern, so I don't know what else to think. I take Klonopin and from what you found here, the Klonopin should help, but it hasn't seemed to. I was on Neurontin for about a month then taken off-it could be withdrawals from that.
Thanks again!

> The use of Cogentin (or any anticholinergics) to treat Restless Leg Syndrome is new to me. I have never heard of this. I have listed the drugs used to treat Restless Leg Syndrome below. Perhaps your doctor thinks it is something other than RLS.
> Let me know if you have more ?'s.
> Levodopa: start with half of 25/100 tablet qHS and titrate up.
> Dopamine agonists: Pergolide (Permax) 0.05-1.0 mg
> Bromocriptine (Parlodel) 1.25-10 mg
> Pramipexole (Mirapex) 0.125-4.5 mg
> Ropinirole (Requip) 0.25-24 mg
> Benzodiazepine: Clonazepam (Klonopin) 0.25-1.5 mg
> Diazepam (Valium) 2-15 mg
> Opioids: Propoxyphene (Darvocet) 50-200 mg
> Codeine (Tylenol #3) 30-60 mg
> Other: Gabapentin (Neurontin): 300 - 600 mg
> Clonidine (Catapres) 0.1-0.3 mg
> Baclofen (Lioresal) 10-80 mg
> Carbamazepine (Tegretol) 200-600




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