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How Is PLMD Treated?

Generally, there are several classes of drugs that are used to treat PLMD. These include the Parkinson's disease drugs, anticonvulsant medications, benzodiazepines, and narcotics. Current treatment recommendations consider the anti-Parkinson's medications as a first line of defense. Medical treatment of PLMD often significantly reduces or eliminates the symptoms of these disorders.

There is no cure for PLMD and medical treatment must be continued to provide relief.

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Comment from: Elmer2, 75 or over Male (Patient) Published: September 03

My wife reports the kicking and arm waving only occurs around the early morning hours. Placing a long body pillow in bed between us solved the problem.

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