Tagged: Periodic limb movement disorder

Additional Agents and Miscellaneous Therapies

Sedative-Hypnotics These drugs in general, and clonazepam in particular, were among the first used and reported on (in 1979) for the treatment of restless legs syndrome (RLS).1 However, their ability to specifically alleviate RLS...

DIAGNOSIS: Periodic Limb Movements in Sleep

Periodic limb movements during sleep (PLMS) are involuntary, repetitive, stereotypic, short-lasting segmental movements of the lower and sometimes upper limbs. These are commonly described as consisting of a dorsiflexion of the big toe with...