C-15: Advances and Practical Guidance for Opioid, Iron Treatments and Augmentation Management in RLS

Half-Day Course
Richard Allen, PhD, Chair

This course will introduce new practical guidelines for the treatment of restless legs syndrome (RLS) to better enable attendees to appropriately identify and treat the disorder. Topics include clinically relevant advances involving iron and opioid treatment and improvements in recognizing and managing RLS augmentation.

  • 1:00 PM – 1:15 PM
  • 1:15 PM – 2:00 PM
    Oral and IV Iron: Rationale, Efficacy, Safety and Limitations as a Standard RLS Treatment  |  Richard Allen, PhD
  • 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM
    Augmentation: Prevention, Early Identification and Management Options  |  Diego Garcia Borreguero, MD, PhD
  • 2:45 PM – 3:00 PM
  • 3:00 PM – 3:45 PM
    Opioids: Biological Differences Noting Abuse Potential Differences for Methadone  |  Sergi Ferre, MD, PhD
  • 3:45 PM – 4:30 PM
    Opioid Treatments for RLS: Choices, Adverse Effects, Abuse Potentials and Management  |  Christopher Earley, MBBCh, PhD
  • 4:30 PM – 5:00 PM
    Q&A  |  Faculty



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