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2023 Jan 24

J Clin Sleep Med

Emergence of restless legs syndrome during opioid discontinuation.


McCarter SJ, Labott JR, Mazumder MK, Gebhard J, Cunningham JL, Loukianova LL, Gilliam WP, Lipford MC
J Clin Sleep Med. 2023 Jan 24.
PMID: 36692170.


The development of restless legs syndrome (RLS) has been rarely reported during and following opioid withdrawal. We aimed to determine the presence and severity of RLS symptoms during and after supervised opioid tapering.