Rotigotine patches 3mg/24 hours

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I have been using Rotigotine patches for about a year now and they have changed my life.  After 15 years I have returned to work, I can go to the cinema and travel by aeroplane.  I have heard that they may no longer be available on the NHS.  Has anybody else heard this? 

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    I still have 2mg Rotigotine patches as a repeat prescription but no longer use them. They have become ineffective and when I increased the dose I passed out and fell badly. I experienced the same thing with Ropinorole and so dare not take more than a low dosage. Dopamine agonists no longer work for me so I am using Tramadol (Opioid) which also is becoming ineffective. Getting quite desperate but at least it is only night time for me (at the moment!).
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    Dear Sashalou

    Please read the posts in the conversation "RLS and Diet"   There is a diet developed by a University and freely available that has given me enormous relief and similarly helped others.   I suggest you read about it and give it a try.

    Tell me if you have any problems getting the necessary help you need with it.


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