Gabapentin enacarbil, pregabalin and rotigotine are equally effective in restless legs syndrome: a comparative meta‐analysis

@article{Iftikhar2017GabapentinEP,
  title={Gabapentin enacarbil, pregabalin and rotigotine are equally effective in restless legs syndrome: a comparative meta‐analysis},
  author={Imran H. Iftikhar and Lana Alghothani and Lynn Marie Trotti},
  journal={European Journal of Neurology},
  year={2017},
  volume={24}
}
To synthesize evidence from available randomized controlled trials (RCT) to compare the efficacies of dopaminergic drugs (pramipexole, ropinirole and rotigotine) and α‐2‐δ ligands (gabapentin enacarbil and pregabalin) for the treatment of restless legs syndrome (RLS). We searched PubMed for all eligible RCTs. Network meta‐analysis using frequentist methodology with random effect models was performed for mean changes in scores on the International RLS Study Group Rating Scale (IRLS) and for… 

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