Re: Medications that cause RLS?
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Here's a good portion of the growing list of medications that RLSers should avoid.
ANTI-NAUSEATES: Benadryl, Antivert, Atarax, Bonine, Compazine, Phenergan, thorazine, Tigan, Trilaton, Vistaril, Reglan. Suggested alternatives: Kytril, Sofran
Haldol, Loxitane, Mellaril, Motan, Navane, Prolixin, Risperdal, Serentil, Stelazine, Thorazine, Vesperin
all can cause worsening of RLS with the possible exception of
Remeron, Serzone and Wellbutrin
Benadryl and OTC/Rx combination cold/sinus/cough medications:
Actifed, Comtrex, Contact, DimeTapp, Triaminic, Theraflu, Vicks cough syrup, Tylenol PM, Exedrin PM, Bayer PM.
Hope this helps.