What is Restless Leg Syndrome?

Restless leg syndrome is a condition in which sensations in the leg cause a need for the leg to move to stop any unpleasant feelings. RLS can also occur in the arms and other parts of the body. Symptoms such as a crawling or odd sensation can occur when you are lying down or sitting.

Treatment for restless leg syndrome includes taking medication. A common drug class used to treat restless leg syndrome is the dopamine agonists drug class.

Savings Tips for Restless Leg Syndrome

  • What is Lyrica Used For?

    August 21, 2014

    It’s now one of the 10 most prescribed drugs in the United States. Lyrica (pregabalin) is a medication that is chemically and structurally similar to Neurontin (gabapentin) and is used for a wide variety of things: seizure disorder, pain and anxiety. So what is this Lyrica you hear so much about?

    Pain.  Real tooth-achy nerve pain. Lyrica is approved for the treatment of neuropathic pain. Nerve pain is burning, sharp, stabbing and numbing pain. See More

  • Drug Shortage: Horizant

    April 22, 2013

    The manufacturers of restless leg syndrome and postherpetic neuralgia treatment Horizant (extended-release gabapentin) have made an announcement that the 600 mg tablet is temporarily backordered.

    XenoPort, a biopharmaceutical company, originally developed the drug, and GlaxoSmithKline has been responsible for manufacturing and commercialization (advertising and distributing) of Horizant until April 30, 2013. See More

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Popular Restless Leg Syndrome Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price
Dopamine Agonists 9 See Prices
Dopamine Agonists 8 See Prices
Dopamine Agonists 668 See Prices
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Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

Restless Leg Syndrome Drug Classes

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