Ok I tried to stay on the positive side the whole visit with my neurologist. I told him I'm doing so much better on the extended release I can enjoy my life without so many side effects. I ask him if I could get.50 and see if I can take less of it because I'm seeing how much it takes to control this RLS. Well of course they don't have extended release Meripex in .50 so he said ok we will prescribe you 3.5 milligrams 2 a day and that should do it . Well my insurance company would not pay for it even though I'm trying to help myself take lower doses for my own good. Back to the starting block I don't give up. I don't like the regular Meripex but if I have to I will try to use it to go down in milligrams. He ask me do I have a family physician I said well I fired all my Drs and I'm starting over so I'm going to a new one and maybe she will help me with this. The other Drs I had to change didn't have interest in my RLS so this hopefully will be a positive change if I have to have some kind of pain meds to help me at first give them to me. Like I said Drs will put people on meds and when it comes time to try to lower or get off of these they don't have interest to help. I remember reading something someone wrote on this and the side effects are gambling and the lists go on and on that concerns me because that's not good. I have a question when you all were put on this medicine for RLS did they tell you all the side effects and how hard this would be to get off of? Thanks for listening and this group is awesome.
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