Long-term use of pramipexole in the management of restless legs syndrome.

  title={Long-term use of pramipexole in the management of restless legs syndrome.},
  author={Melissa Curie Lipford and Michael H. Silber},
  journal={Sleep medicine},
  volume={13 10},
OBJECTIVE Few studies have examined the long-term use of dopamine agonists for restless legs syndrome (RLS). We report a cohort study of 50 patients initially prescribed pramipexole between 1998 and 2002. The objective was to determine duration of treatment, long-term efficacy, development of side effects and augmentation over an extended period. METHODS We performed a long-term analysis on a previously reported group of patients initially followed for a mean of 27.2 months. Data were… CONTINUE READING
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