Treatment of restless legs syndrome with gabapentin.

Abstract

Gabapentin is a well tolerated anticonvulsant, structurally related to gamma-aminobutyric acid, with an unknown mechanism of action. Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a disorder characterized by sensory and motor symptoms in the legs that is best treated with dopaminergic drugs and opiates. In this open-label study, eight patients with RLS were treated with… (More)

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