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Restless Legs Syndrome

Richard A. Walsh, Robertus M. A. de Bie and Susan H. Fox

in Movement Disorders

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Published in print July 2013 | ISBN: 9780199927524
Published online November 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199348961 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199927524.003.0019

Series: What Do I Do Now

Restless Legs Syndrome

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Restless legs syndrome is extremely common and probably only a proportion of patients will seek medical attention. There is a good response to night-time dosing of long-acting dopamine agonists but the key is to keep the dose low to reduce the problem of augmentation.

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