I have had RLS for so long I can't remeber a time without it. Of course it's worse now I'm older. Went to my G.P. in desperation about a year ago who put me on Requip. I got up to 2m.g and they helped but I suffered a lot of nausea and fainting fits. I then heard of Nuepro patches so with reluctance G.P. put me on them. I have now worked up to 2.mg. put on at 6.p.m. and at bedtime 1 mg each. They were marvellous, I knew at last what sleep was like without the torture of constant twitching. I sat through a film and a show and a coach ride. I also began to enjoy T.V. in the evening all things I had previously been unable to do. However about a month ago developed a rash on my chest which has gone on to develop into a raw weeping itchy infected mess over the whole of my torso. I am unable to sleep because of the burning and irritation and have developed infected sores where I have scratched. G.P. had taken me off patches and I have gone back to the tabs. Rash and itchy skin still with me so looks like I am violently allergic to Dopermine. Where do I go next??? My G.P. is tolerant but doesn't know much about RLS and I don't really know what else to ask for. I do know I can't go back to the sleepless nights and the torture I went through before the patches. I feel so disappointed and so depressed I hardly know what to do PLEASE HELP SOMEBODY I am an 82 year old widow so need help desperately
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