Restless Leg Syndrome Tagged Articles

Parkinson’s, RLS drug possibly linked to heart failure

Posted: September 20, 2012 Pharmaceutical

Mirapex (pramipexole), a drug used to treat symptoms of Parkinson’s disease and moderate to severe restless legs syndrome (RLS), may be linked to an increased risk of heart failure, according to a safety advisory issued by the Food and Drug

FDA warns doctors, pharmacists to be aware of possible drug mix-up

Posted: June 15, 2011 Product Liability

A common drug mix-up has caused some people to be hospitalized and has prompted the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to issue a warning to doctors and pharmacies to be sure their patients are being given the correct medication.

Darvon, Darvocet may have caused more deaths than any other painkiller

Posted: May 27, 2011 Pharmaceutical

Before it was removed from the market late last year, Darvon, Darvocet and other painkillers containing propoxyphene were considered by some professionals as having caused more deaths annually than any other drug. It is listed by the U.S. Drug Enforcement

Restless leg syndrome turns out to be movement disorder caused by Reglan

Posted: November 12, 2010 Pharmaceutical

PHOENIX, ARIZONA – Ron, a musician and artist, was having trouble sleeping. His legs would move involuntarily back and forth under the sheets. At first, both Ron and his doctors thought he suffered from restless leg syndrome. But after a

FDA warns against use of malaria drug for restless leg syndrome

Posted: July 13, 2010 Product Liability

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy plan for the malaria drug Qualaquin (quinine sulfate) to warn against unapproved uses. The plan warns health care professionals and consumers not to use Qualaquin to

FDA warns about qualaquin use for restless leg syndrome

Posted: June 30, 2009 Product Liability

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning to health care professionals to use extreme caution when prescribing Qualaquin (Quinine Sulfate), according to the Postmarket Reviews section of the Volume 2, Number 2 2, 2009 issue of its