Restless Legs Syndrome

This works for me Amitriptyline !

AMITRIPTYLINE magic pill, for me at least. My 'twitching' comes on early evening through the night & before I started taking amitriptyline , living hell. I take two tabs around 6pm that sometimes holds off twitching all night, but not always so top up around 9pm2 or 3 more, usually works, go into spare room & sleep. May still twitch a bit but sleep through it.

Why has no one mentioned this treatment ? Ask your doctor to prescribe for you

Hope it works as well for you as it does for me. PS I also have Iron Overload...

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So glad the amitriptyline is working for you. I haven't tried it myself so can't comment directly but it is one of those substances that is generally considered to exacerbate rls symptoms ... how different we all are?


Amitriptyline is poison for most people with RLS. as it can make RLS 100% worse. Its on the list of meds to avoid. So, you are one of the lucky ones who can take it without it making your RLS worse.

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I also take tramadol, I believe many people have problems with this drug... I guess I am very lucky. After seeing chanel 5 RLS I just wish something could be found to help those so badly suffering, I think I was lucky early diagnosis.

Kind regaards, figit


Amitriptyline was one of the worst drugs I have ever tried for my RLS. I beg people to be cautious and start with a VERY low dose if you are prescribed it. I had nightmares and hallucinations before ending up in hospital for being so stupid, as my throat swelled and I could not swallow. Of course that was my own fault cos I thought I was being a wimp and "not persevering" as my Neurologist had previously indicated.


Wow ! I only take 10mg. tabs, guess I'm lucky no bad effects, moderation.?...& we are all different, Kind regards, Figit.


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