Restless legs syndrome is common. While many patients are simply inconvenienced, others suffer greatly from wakefulness and disturbed sleep. The condition is readily recognised by history and examination and perhaps simple investigations. Secondary causes should be excluded. Mild symptoms can be managed without drugs, but severe symptoms may require a dopamine agonist. Treatment is usually effective but may present some practical difficulties.
|Number of pages||4|
|Publication status||Published - Aug 2008|
- Dopamine agonists