Hello everyone, I don't write on here often but I read all the blogs regularly. I have a question please. I am on the Neupro patch, 2mg /24hrs. This patch has given me my life back after 3 hellish years of a non-life. I was on Ropinirole but badly augmented on it, before starting the 'miracle' patch! My problem is this. After 4 months of having my life back, and savouring every moment of it, I am now starting to regularly have episodes of RLS, usually at 10 am then around midday then 6 pm and finally at 10pm. These episodes are by no means as intanse/unbearable as they were when I augmanted on Ropinirole, and not even as bad as when I was on no medication. They last around 30 min each time, and I tell myself if that's as much as I have to deal with then I can't complain. But I am starting college in September, a thing I couldn't have even contemplated before the patch . But I don't want to be sitting in a classroom and have to excuse myself so I can go walk for 30 minutes! This course means a lot to me, so do I increase the dose of the patch to 3 mg, bearing in mind that that is the highest recommended dose, or do I reduce my dosage and build up again to 2mg? I just want everything to be calmed down for starting college, even though at home I can cope with this. Any help/suggestions greatly appreciated, sorry to be so long winded.
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